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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

List of 337 People Tasered To Death By Police



List of People Tasered To Death by Police in North America.


Hat Tip to the folks at the blog: TNT - Truth Not Tasers.

What follows are the names (where known), dates and locations of the 337 North Americans who have died after they were shocked with taser weapons by law enforcement officials.

From all indications this list does not exist anywhere else in the world.

For the most part, the list has been generated from media accounts, with the first 167 names documented by reporter Robert Anglen of the Arizona Republic newspaper.

Since late December 2005, Patti Gillman (owner of TNT - Truth ... Not Tasers) and Cameron Ward have continued to record the names of those who have died after they were tasered.

1. September 28, 1999: David Flores, 37, Fairfield, California
2. May 14, 2000: Enrique Juarez Ochoa, 34, Bakersfield, California
3. June 17, 2001: Mark Burkett, 18, Gainesville, Florida
4. December 15, 2001: Hannah Rogers-Grippi, 6 months fetus, Chula Vista, California
5. December 17, 2001: Marvin Hendrix, 27, Hamilton, Ohio
6. December 21, 2001: Steven Vasquez, 40, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
7. January 27, 2002: Vincent Delostia, 31, Hollywood, Florida
8. February 12, 2002: Anthony Spencer, 35, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
9. March 27, 2002: Henry Canady, 46, Hilliard, Florida
10. May 17, 2002: Richard Baralla, 36, Pueblo, Colorado
11. June 10, 2002: Eddie Alvarado, 32, Los Angeles, California
12. June 15, 2002: Jason Nichols, 21, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
13. June 28, 2002: Clever Craig, 46, Mobile, Alabama
14. June 27, 2002: Fermin Rincon, 24, Fontana, California
15. June 2002: Unidentified male, 39, Phoenix, Arizona
16. July 19, 2002: Johnny Lozoya, Gardena, California
17. July 19, 2002: Gordon Jones, 37, Windermere, Florida
18. September 1, 2002: Frederick Webber, 44, Orange City, Florida
19. November 7, 2002: Stephen Edwards, 59, Shelton, Washington
20. March 16, 2003: Unidentified male, 31, Albuquerque, New Mexico
21. April 19, 2003: Terrence Hanna, 51, Burnaby, British Columbia
22. May 10, 2003: Joshua Hollander, 22, Normal Heights, California
23. June 9, 2003: Timothy Sleet, 44, Springfield Missouri
24. July 22, 2003: Clayton Willey, 33, Prince George, British Columbia
25. August 4, 2003: Troy Nowell, 51, Amarillo, Texas
26. August 8, 2003: John Thompson, 45, Carrollton Township, Michigan
27. August 17, 2003: Gordon Rauch, 39, Citrus Heights, California
28. September 24, 2003: Ray Austin, 25, Gwinnett, Georgia
29. September 29, 2003: Glenn Leyba, 37, Glendale, Colorado
30. September , 2003: Clark Whitehouse, 34, Whitehorse, Yukon
31. October 7, 2003: Roman Pierson, 40, Brea, California
32. October 11, 2003: Dennis Hammond, 31, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
33. October 21, 2003: Louis Morris, 50, Orlando, Florida
34. November 6, 2003: James Borden, 47, Monroe County, Indiana
35. November 10, 2003: Michael Johnson, 32, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
36. November 11, 2003: Kerry O’Brien, 31, Pembroke Pines, Florida
37. December 9, 2003: Curtis Lawson, 40, Unadilla, Georgia
38. December 9, 2003: Lewis King, 39, St. Augustine, Florida
39. February 4, 2004: David Glowczenski, 35, Southampton Village, New York
40. February 12, 2004: Raymond Siegler, 40, Minneapolis, Minnesota
41. February 21, 2004: Curt Rostengale, 44, Silverdale, Washington
42. February 21, 2004: William Lomax, 26, Las Vegas, Nevada
43. March 23, 2004: Perry Ronald, 28, Edmonton, Alberta
44. March 28, 2004: Terry Williams, 45, Madison, Illinois
45. April 1, 2004: Phillip LaBlanc, 36, Los Angeles, California
46. April 16, 2004: Melvin Samuel, 28, Savannah, Georgia
47. April 18, 2004: Alfredo Diaz, 29, Orange County, Florida
48. April 27, 2004: Eric Wolle, 45, Washington Grove, Maryland
49. May 1, 2004: Roman Andreichikov, Vancouver, British Columbia
50. May 13, 2004: Peter Lamonday, 38, London, Ontario
51. May 22, 2004: Henry Lattarulo, 40, Hillsborough, County Florida
52. May 27, 2004: Frederick Williams, 31, Lawrenceville, Georgia
53. May 30, 2004: Darryl Smith, 46, Atlanta, Georgia
54. May 31, 2004: Anthony Oliver, 42, Orlando, Florida
55. June 4, 2004: Jerry Pickens, 55, Bridge City, Louisiana
56. June 9, 2004: James Cobb, 42, St. Paul, Minnesota
57. June 9, 2004: Jacob Lair, 26, Sparks, Nevada
58. June 23, 2004: Robert Bagnell, 44, Vancouver, British Columbia
59. June 24, 2004: Kris Lieberman, 32, Bushkill Township, Pennsylvania
60. June, 2004: Bernard Christmas, 36, Dayton, Ohio
61. July 3, 2004: Demetrius Tillman Nelson, 45, Okaloosa County, Florida
62. July 11, 2004: Willie Smith, 48, Auburn, Washington
63. July 17, 2004: Jerry Knight, 29, Mississauga, Ontario
64. July 23, 2004: Milton Salazar, 29, Mesa Arizona
65. August 2, 2004: Keith Tucker, 47, Las Vegas, Nevada
66. August 8, 2004: Samuel Truscott, 43, Kingston, Ontario
67. August 11, 2004: Ernest Blackwell, 29, St. Louis, Missouri
68. August 11, 2004: David Riley, 41, Joplin, Missouri
69. August 13, 2004: Anthony Lee McDonald, 46, Harrisburg, North Carolina
70. August 16, 2004: William Teasley, 31, Anderson, South Carolina
71. August 19, 2004: Richard Karlo, 44, Denver, Colorado
72. August 20, 2004: Michael Sanders, 40, Fresno, California
73. August 24, 2004: Lawrence Davis, 27, Phoenix, Arizona
74. August 27, 2004: Jason Yeagley, 32, Winter Haven, Florida
75. August 29, 2004: Michael Rosa, 38, Del Rey Oaks, California
76. September 12, 2004: Samuel Wakefield, 22, Rio Vista, Texas
77. September 15, 2004: Andrew Washington, 21, Vallejo, California
78. September 20, 2004: Jon Merkle, 40, Miami, Florida
79. October 4, 2004: Dwayne Dunn, 33, Lafayette, Louisiana
80. November 2, 2004: Greshmond Gray, 25, LaGrange, Georgia
81. November 2, 2004: Robert Guerrero, 21, Fort Worth, Texas
82. November 7, 2004: Keith Raymond Drum, Clearlake, Califormnia
83. November 8, 2004: Ricardo Zaragoza, 40, Elk Grove, California
84. November 25, 2004: Charles Keiser, 47, Hartland Township, Michigan
85. November 27, 2004: Byron Black, 39, Lee County, Florida
86. December 4, 2004: Patrick Fleming, 35, Metairie, Louisiana
87. December 15, 2004: Kevin Downing, 36, Hollywood, Florida
88. December 17, 2004: Douglas Meldrum, 37, Wasatch County, Utah
89. December 17, 2004: Lyle Nelson, 35, Columbia, Illinois
90. December 23, 2004: Timothy Bolander, 31, Delray Beach, Florida
91. December 23, 2004: Ronnie Pino, 31, Sacramento, California
92. December 28, 2004: Christopher Hernandez, 19, Naples, Florida
93. December 29, 2004: Jeanne Hamilton, 46, Palmdale, California
94. December 30, 2004: David Cooper, 40, Marion County, Indiana
95. January 2, 2005: Gregory Saulsbury, 30, Pacifica, California
96. January 5, 2005: Dennis Hyde, 30, Akron, Ohio
97. January 8, 2005: Carl Trotter, 33, Pensacola, Florida
98. January 28, 2005: James Edward Hudson, 33, Chickasha, Oklahoma
99. January 31, 2005: Jeffrey Turner, 41, Lucas County, Ohio
100. February 10, 2005: Ronald Alan Hasse, 54, Chicago, Illinois
101. February 12, 2005: Robert Camba, 45, San Diego, California
102. February 18, 2005: Joel Dawn Casey, 52, Houston, Texas
103. February 20, 2005: Robert Heston, 40, Salinas, California
104. March 3, 2005: Shirley Andrews, 38, Cincinnati, Ohio
105. March 6, 2005: Willie Towns, 30, Deland, Florida
106. March 12, 2005: Milton Woolfolk, 39, Lake City, Florida
107. March 17, 2005: Mark Young, 25, Indianapolis, Indiana
108. April 3, 2005: James Wathan Jr., 32, Delhi, California
109. April 3, 2005: Eric Hammock, 43, Fort Worth, Texas
110. April 8, 2005: Ricky Barber, 46, Carter County, Oklahoma
111. April 22, 2005: John Cox, 39, Bellport, New York
112. May 3, 2005: Keith Graff, 24, Phoenix, Arizona
113. May 5, 2005: Kevin Geldart, 34, Moncton, New Brunswick
114. May 6, 2005: Stanley Wilson, 44, Miami, Florida
115. May 6, 2005: Lawrence Berry, 33, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
116. May 13, 2005: Vernon Young, 31, Union Township, Ohio
117. May 17, 2005: Leroy Pierson, Rancho Cucamonga, California
118. May 20, 2005: Randy Martinez, 40, Albuquerque, New Mexico
119. May 23, 2005: Lee Marvin Kimmel, 38, Reading, Pennsylvania
120. May 23, 2005: Richard Alverado, 38, Tustin, California
121. May 26, 2005: Walter Lamont Seats, 23, Nashville, Tennessee
122. May 28, 2005: Richard T. Holcomb, 18, Akron, Ohio
123. May 28, 2005: Nazario J. Solorio, 38, Escondido, California
124. June 4, 2005: Unidentified male, 33, Sacramento, California
125. June 7, 2005: Russell Walker, 47, Las Vegas, Nevada
126. June 11, 2005: Horace Owens, 48, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
127. June 13, 2005: Michael Anthony Edwards, 32, Palatka, Florida
128. June 13, 2005: Shawn Pirolozzi, 30, Canton, Ohio
129. June 14, 2005: Robert Earl Williams, 62, Waco, Texas
130. June 24, 2005: Carolyn Daniels, 25, Fort Worth, Texas
131. June 24, 2005: Melinda Kaye Neal, 33, Whitfield County, Georgia
132. June 29, 2005: Unidentified male, Miami, Florida
133. June 30, 2005: Gurmeet Sandhu, 41, Surrey, B.C.
134. July 1, 2005: James Foldi, 39, Beamsville, Ont.
135. July 7, 2005: Rocky Brison, 41, Birmingham, Alabama
136. July 12, 2005: Kevin Omas, 17, Euless, Texas
137. July 15, 2005: Ernesto Valdez, 37, Phoenix, Arizona
138. July 15, 2005: Paul Sheldon Saulnier, 42, Digby, Nova Scotia
139. July 15, 2005: Otis G. Thrasher, 42, Butte, Montana
140. July 17, 2005: Michael Leon Critchfield, 40, West Palm Beach, Florida
141. July 18, 2005: Carlos Casillas Fernandez, 31, Santa Rosa, California
142. July 23, 2005: Maury Cunningham, 29, Lancaster, South Carolina
143. July 27, 2005: Terrence L. Thomas, 35, Rockville Centre, New York
144. August 1, 2005: Brian Patrick O’Neal, San Jose, California
145. August 3, 2005: Eric Mahoney, 33, Fremont, California
146. August 4, 2005: Dwayne Zachary, 44, Sacramento, California
147. August 5, 2005: Olsen Ogoddide, 38, Glendale, Arizona
148. August 8, 2005: Unidentified male, 47, Phoenix, Arizona
149. August 26, 2005: Shawn Norman, 40, Laurelville, Ohio
150. August 27, 2005: Brian Lichtenstein, 31, Stuart, Florida
151. September 18, 2005: David Anthony Cross, 44, Santa Cruz, California
152. September 22, 2005: Timothy Michael Torres, 24, Sacramento, California
153. September 24, 2005: Patrick Aaron Lee, 21, Nashville, Tennessee
154. September 26, 2005: Michael Clark, 33, Austin, Texas
155. October 13, 2005: Steven Cunningham, 45, Fort Myers, Florida
156. October 20, 2005: Jose Perez, 33, San Leandro, California
157. October 25, 2005: Timothy Mathis, 35, Loveland, Colorado
158. November 1, 2005: Miguel Serrano, 35, New Britain, Connecticut
159. November 13, 2005: Josh Brown, 23, Lafayette, Louisiana
160. November 17, 2005: Jose Angel Rios, 38, San Jose, California
161. November 20, 2005: Hansel Cunningham, 30, Des Plaines, Illinois
162. November 26, 2005: Tracy Rene Shippy, 35, Fort Meyers, Florida
163. November 30, 2005: Kevin Dewayne Wright, 39, Kelso, Washington
164. December 1, 2005: Jeffrey Earnhardt, 47, Orlando, Florida
165. December 7, 2005: Michael Tolosko, 31, Sonoma, California
166. December 17, 2005: Howard Starr, 32, Florence, South Carolina
167. December 24, 2005: Alesandro Fiacco, 33, Edmonton, Alberta
168. December 29, 2005: David Moss, 26, Omaha, Nebraska
169. January 3, 2006: Roberto Gonzalez, 34, Waukegan, Illinois
170. January 5, 2006: Matthew Dunlevy, 25, Laguna Beach, California
171. January 13, 2006: Daryl Dwayne Kelley, 29, Houston, Texas
172. January 22, 2006: Nick Ryan Hanson, 24, Ashland, Oregon
173. January 25, 2006: Murray Bush, Metairie, Louisiana
174. January 27, 2006: Jorge Luis Trujillo, San Jose, California
175. January 28, 2006: Karl W. Marshall, 32, Kansas City, Missouri
176. January 31, 2006: Jaime Coronel, Castroville, California
177. February 13, 2006: Darval Smith, New Orleans, Louisiana
178. February 19, 2006: Gary Bartley, 36, Mandeville, Louisiana
179. February 24, 2006: Samuel Hair, 48, Fort Pierce, Florida
180. March 4, 2006: Melvin Anthony Jordan, 27, Norman, Oklahoma
181. March 8, 2006: Robert R. Hamilton, 42, St. Augustine, Florida
182. March 18, 2006: Otto Zehm, 35, Spokane, Washington
183. March 20, 2006: Timothy Grant, 46, Portland, Oregon
184. March 24, 2006: Theodore Rosenberry, 35, Hagerstown, Maryland
185. April 5, 2006: Thomas Clint Tipton, 34, Clearwater, Florida
186. April 15, 2006: Nick Mamino Jr., 41, St. Louis, Missouri
187. April 16, 2006: Billy Ray Cook, 39, Dublin, North Carolina
188. April 16, 2006: Juan Manuel Nunez III, 27, Lubbock, Texas
189. April 21, 2006: Alvin Itula, 35, Salt Lake City, Utah
190. April 24, 2006: Jose Romero, 23, Dallas, Texas
191. April 24, 2006: Emily Marie Delafield, 56, Green Cove Springs, Florida
192. May 1, 2006: Jeremy Davis, 24, Bellmead, Texas
193. May 7, 2006: Kenneth Cleveland, 63, Ashtabula, Ohio
194. May 25, 2006: Brian Davis, 43, Los Angeles, California
195. June 4, 2006: Felipe Herrera, 48, Las Vegas, Nevada
196. June 13, 2006: Jerry Preyer, 43, Pensacola, Florida
197. June 18, 2006: Jason Troy Dockery, 31, Coolville, Tennessee
198. June 21, 2006: Kenneth Eagleton, 43, Crosby, Texas
199. June 21, 2006: Joseph Stockdale, 26, Indianapolis, Indiana
200. June 24, 2006: John Martinez, San Jose, California
201. July 3, 2006: Jermail Williams, 32, South Bend, Indiana
202. July 7, 2006: Michael Deon Babers, 26, Shreveport, Louisiana
203. July 8, 2006: Christopher Tull, 36, Cincinnati, Ohio
204. July 9, 2006: Nickolos Cyrus, 29, Mukwonago, Wisconsin
205. July 11, 2006: Jesus Negron, 29, New Britain, Connecticut
206. July 23, 2006: Shannon Johnson, 37, Pittsboro, North Carolina
207. August 2, 2006: Anthony Jones, 39, Merced, California
208. August 4, 2006: Ryan Michael Wilson, 22, Lafayette, Colorado
209. August 8, 2006: Curry McCrimmon, 26, Melbourne, Florida
210. August 8, 2006: James Nunez, 27, Santa Ana, California
211. August 9, 2006: Glen Thomas, 33, Wabasso, Florida
212. August 17, 2006: Raul Gallegos-Reyes, 34, Centennial, Colorado
213. August 21, 2006: Timothy Picard, 41, Woonsocket, Rhode Island
214. August 23, 2006: Noah Lopez,25, Fort Worth, Texas
215. August 30, 2006: Jason Doan, 28, Red Deer, Alberta
216. September 1, 2006: Juan Soto, Jr., 39, Liberal, Kansas
217. September 5, 2006: Larry Noles, 52, Louisville, Kentucky
218. September 8, 2006: Perry Simmons, 35, Montgomery, Alabama
219. September 13, 2006: Laborian Simmons, 24, Marion County, Florida
220. September 17, 2006: Marcus Roach-Burris, 42, Menasha, Wisconsin
221. September 20, 2006: Philip Chasse Jr., 42, Portland, Oregon
222. September 29, 2006: Joseph Kinney, 36, Madison Twp., Ohio
223. September 30, 2006: John David Johnson III, 27, Orange Park, Florida
224. October 1, 2006: Kip Darrell Black, 38, North Charleston, South Carolina
225. October 5, 2006: Michael Templeton, 50, Jonesboro, Arkansas
226. October 6, 2006: Herman Carroll, 31, Houston, Texas
227. October 9, 2006: James Simons, 35, Lincoln Park, Michigan
228. October 19, 2006: James Lewis, 37, Las Vegas, Nevada
229. October 19, 2006: Nicholas Brown, Milford, Connecticut
230. October 22, 2006: Eddie Charles Ham Jr., 30, Montgomery, Alabama
231. October 23, 2006: Michael Todd Gleim, 40, Milford, Ohio
232. October 25, 2006: Jeremy Foos, 29, Delaware, Ohio
233. October 29, 2006: Roger Holyfield, 17, Jerseyville, Illinois
234. November 9, 2006: William Jobe, 40, Federal Way, Washington
235. November 14, 2006: Timothy Wayne Newton, 43, Rocky Mount, North Carolina
236. November 14, 2006: Darren Faulkner, 41, Southaven, Mississippi
237. December 3, 2006: Briant K. Parks, 39, Columbus, Ohio
238. December 17, 2006: Terrill Enard, 29, Lafayette, Louisiana
239. December 30, 2006: Daniel Walter Quick, 43, Magalia, California
240. January 5, 2007: Calvin Thompson, 42, Gastonia, North Carolina
241. January 6, 2007: Douglas John Ilten, 45, Fort Pierce, Florida
242. January 7, 2007: Blondel Lassegue, 38, Queen’s, New York
243. January 9, 2007: Pete Carlos Madrid, 44, Fresno, California
244. January 17, 2007: Keith Kallstrom, 56, Milan, Michigan
245. January 18, 2007: Andrew J. Athetis, 18, Gilbert, Arizona
246. January 29, 2007: Michael Keohan, 45, Huntingdon Park, California
247. January 30, 2007: Christopher L. McCargo, 43, Dayton, Ohio
248. February 11, 2007: Stephen Krohn, 44, Mesa, Arizona
249. February 21, 2007: Martin Mendoza, 43, Oceanside, California
250. March 13, 2007: Muszack Nazaire, 24, East Naples, Florida
251. March 15, 2007: Randy Buckey, 42, Marion, Ohio
252. March 16, 2007: Ryan Lee Myers, 40, Essex, Maryland
253. March 17, 2007: David Brown, 47, Park Forest, Illinois
254. March 17, 2007: Unidentified male, West Covina, CA
255. March 23, 2007: Sergio Galvan, 35, San Antonio, Texas
256. April 10, 2007: Eugene Donjuall Gilliam, 22, Prattville, Alabama
257. April 11, 2007: Roberto Perez, 25, Indio, California
258. April 14, 2007: Unidentified male, Phoenix, Arizona
259. April 22, 2007: David Mills, 26, Camden, Connecticut
260. April 23, 2007: Unidentified male, Houston, Texas
261. April 24, 2007: Louis Jermaine Broomfield, 35, Charleston, South Carolina
262. April 24, 2007: Walter Heller, 55, Santa Rosa, California
263. April 24, 2007: Uywanda Peterson, 43, Baltimore, Maryland
264. April 30, 2007: Roy Hamner, 59, Pearl, Mississippi
265. May 5, 2007: Daniel Bradley Young, 33, Seminole, Florida
266. May 7, 2007: Robert A. Keske, 45, Seminole, Florida
267. May 12, 2007: Trent A. Yohe, 37, Spokane, Washington
268. May 12, 2007: Jeffry Young, 54, Bremerton, Washington
269. May 14, 2007: Terrill Heath, 31, Baltimore, Maryland
270. May 16, 2007: Patrick D. Hagans, 42, Valleyview, Ohio
271. May 19, 2007: Milisha Thompson, 35, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
272. May 22, 2007: Kevin DeWayne Hill, 39, Knoxville, Tennessee
273. May 23, 2007: Raymundo Guerrerro Garcia, 33, Simi Valley, California
274. May 25, 2007: Steve Salinas, 47, San Jose, California
275. May 26, 2007: Marcus D. Skinner, 22, Seat Pleasant, Maryland
276. May 29, 2007: Doyle Moniki Jackson, 34, Benton Harbor, Indiana
277. May 29, 2007: Ramel Henderson, 51, San Diego, California
278. July 2, 2007: Richard Baisner, 36, Pasadena, California
279. July 8, 2007: Nathaniel Cobbs Jr., 25, Newburgh, New York
280. July 16, 2007: Albert Romero, 47, Denver, Colorado
281. July 20, 2007: Jermaine Thompson, 36, Kansas City, Missouri
282. July 25, 2007: Carlos Rodriguez, 27, Atlanta, Georgia
283. July 29, 2007: Ronald Marquez, 49, Phoenix, Arizona
284. August 2, 2007: Clyde Patrick, 44, Birmingham, Alabama
285. August 4, 2007: Gefery Johnston, 42, Chicago, Illinois
286. August 4, 2007: Stephen Spears, 49, Detroit, Michigan
287. August 4, 2007: James Barnes, 21, Omaha, Nebraska
288. August 11, 2007: Craig Berdine, 37, Fremont, Ohio
289. August 14, 2007: Rafael Forbes, 21, Jackson, Mississippi
290. August 15, 2007: James Wells, 43, Waterford, California (no. 275)
291. August 18, 2007: Thomas Campbell, 50, Baltimore, Maryland
292. August 23, 2007: Chad Cekas, 27, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
293. August 26, 2007: Glenn Shipman Jr., 44, Portland, Oregon
294. September 3, 2007: Earl Guerrant, 47, Golf Manor, Ohio
295. September 3, 2007: Charles Gordon, 26, Vallejo, California
296. September 9, 2007: Jorge Renteria Terrquiz, 25, Anaheim, California
297. September 20, 2007: Claudio Castagnetta, 32, Quebec City, Quebec
298. October 1, 2007: Samuel Baker, 59, Quitman, Georgia
299. October 1, 2007: Keith White, 44, Kansas City, Kansas
300. October 12, 2007: Michael Patrick Lass, 28, Orange County, California
301. October 14, 2007: Robert Dziekanski, 40, Richmond, BC
302. October 14, 2007: Donald Clark Grant, 54, Asheville, North Carolina
303. October 17, 2007: Quilem Registre, 39, Montreal, Quebec
304. November 1, 2007: Seldon Deshotels, 56, Lake Charles, Louisiana
305. November 2, 2007: Stefan McMinn, 44, Hendersonville, North Carolina
306. November 7, 2007: Roger Brown, 40, Miami, Florida
307. November 16, 2007: Paul Carlock, 57, Springfield, Illinois
308. November 18, 2007: Jesse Saenz, 20, Raton, New Mexico
309. November 18, 2007: Jarrel Gray, 20, Frederick, Maryland
310. November 18, 2007: Christian Allen, 21, Springfield, Florida
311. November 20, 2007: Conrad Lowman, Jacksonville, Florida
312. November 22, 2007: Howard Hyde, 45, Halifax, Nova Scotia
313. November 24, 2007: Robert Knipstrom, 36, Chilliwack, British Columbia
314. November 29, 2007: Ashley R. Stephens, 28, Ocala, Florida
315. November 30, 2007: Cesar Silva, 32, Los Angeles, California
316. December 10, 2007: Leroy Patterson Jr., 41, Walton County, Georgia
317. January 2, 2008: Brandon Smiley, 27, Mobile, Alabama
318. January 5, 2008: Ryan Rich, 33, Las Vegas, Nevada
319. January 9, 2008: Otis C. Anderson, 36, Fayetteville, North Carolina
320. January 11, 2008: Xavier Jones, 29, Coral Gables, Florida
321. January 15, 2008: Mark Backlund, 29, New Brighton, Minnesota
322. January 17, 2008: Baron Scooter Collins, 21, Winnfield, Louisiana
323. January 18, 2008: Daniel Hanrahan, 44, Staten Island, New York
324. February 3, 2008: Louis Cryer, 32, Port Arthur, Texas
325. February 3, 2008: Joseph Davis, 50, Brandon, Mississippi
326. February 7, 2008: Richard Earl Abston, 53, Merced, California
327. February 19, 2008: Garrett Sean Farn, 41, Bakersfield, California
328. February 26, 2008: Barron Harvey Davis, 44, Mayes County, Oklahoma
329. March 4, 2008: Christopher Jackson, 37, Clay, New York
330. March 6, 2008: Javier Aguilar, 46, Roswell, New Mexica
331. March 18, 2008: Roberto Gonzalez, 24, Chicago, Illinois
332. March 20, 2008: Darryl Wayne Turner, 17, Charlotte, North Carolina
333. March 21, 2008: James Garland, 41, Deerfield Beach, Florida
334. March 29, 2008: Henry Bryant, 35, Indianapolis, Indiana
335. March 30, 2008: Walter Edward Haake Jr., 59, Topeka, Kansas
336. April 2, 2008: Jason Jesus Gomez, 35, Santa Ana, California
337. April 6, 2008: Yvelt Occean, 31, New Kent County, Virginia
338. April 22, 2008: Uriah Samson Dach, 26, Richmond, California




What We Think About Taser Abuse

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Taser misuse has led to controversy across the country.

Tasered While Black.

We are not against taser use as an alternative to deadly force. We are however against taser abuse by police who would use of a taser on the young, elderly, pregnant or physically frail; people offering passive, rather than active resistance; and restrained prisoners.

The publisher of this blog is available to conduct presentations on the issue of taser use for police agencies, governmental bodies, and groups in the U.S. and abroad.

Contact him via email at: tasedwhileblack@gmail.com


Sunday, April 20, 2008

Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority Taser Policy

Developed by the Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority Taser working grou p. Recommendations were unanimously approved by the Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority board on February 1, 2006. Check out the Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority Taser Policy HERE.

Friday, April 11, 2008

Tasered During Suicide Attempt.

When people are trying to kill themselves should they be tased? well according to Columbia S.C. Police he has no right to kill himself. They will gladly do it for him - with a Taser of course. You see the police tasered this man during suicide attempt.

OK, we might have it wrong, maybe just maybe police saved him by tasering him? Or maybe he had no plans to take his life.

Leroy Davis


As reported by WLTX - Columbia police were called out to the Colony Apartments Wednesday morning to talk a man out of killing himself. When he wouldn't comply with negotiators, officials say they tased him.


Authorities say that man, Leroy Davis, had been involved in a domestic dispute with his girlfriend the night before, so they were looking for him this morning.

Just before 11 a.m., a patrol officer spotted him but says Davis would not stop his car. They officers said Davis obeyed all traffic laws as he made his way to the Colony Apartments off Beltline Boulevard.

Police say the man then got out of the car and put a knife to his own throat, threatening to hurt himself. Richland County deputies were called out to assist in negotiating with Davis, but after two hours police say he started to move away from the perimeter of officials. "We were afraid he was going to try to hurt himself," a police spokesman says. Read More HERE

Sunday, April 6, 2008

Tased By Police For Talking on A Cell Phone



Tasered While Black Publisher says: From Time-to-Time we cover issues of people tased who may not be Black. This is just that type of case. This is a case in which Boca cops Tased a millionaire developer for, get this; talking on a cell phone. I guess this millionaire has felt how black folks feel everyday when black folks get tasered for reasons that don't even reach the level of talking on the cell phone, while on the side of the road. Maybe he and other readers will provide this Tasered While Black blog with a donation to keep this blog going. For those who would be so inclined, and would like to donate, You can donate using your credit card with secure Paypal.



As reported by Adam H. Beasley, at the Miami Hearld:

Millionaire Gregory Talbott was sound asleep when Boca Raton police pulled up to his his Bentley, its engine running, early Tuesday morning.

A few minutes later, the developer would have no problem keeping awake, thanks to a 50,000-volt shock from a stun gun.

Much of the episode -- from Talbott refusing to hang up a phone call, to resisting arrest, which ended in police Tasering him -- was recorded on a patrol car's dash camera.

''Arrgghhh,'' Talbott screamed, followed by an expletive, as police, holding him down, Tasered him in the back.

Here's how cops said it happened:

It all started about 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, when police received a call regarding a suspicious black vehicle in Boca Raton. They were unable to find it at first because they were given the wrong address. Ultimately, they tracked it to 2800 NE Second Ave.

There was Talbott's 2006 Bentley, running with its headlights on, parked on the side of the road. Talbott, 53, was asleep behind the wheel, a few miles from his home at 250 NE Fifth Ave. When police woke him up, they smelled booze on his breath, noticed bloodshot eyes and heard slurred speech. Talbott told cops he didn't know where he was.

When police tried to administer a DUI test, Talbott refused. In fact, he wouldn't even end his phone call.

Here's how the conversation went: More HERE



Friday, April 4, 2008

Robin Harris

Comedy weekend. Good thing they didn't have tasers then! This is how Robin would deal with aggressive cops who like to taser while black.


Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Athletes Tasered

Check out this post on the tasering of athletes. H/T The Angry T.

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