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    Police officer tases bull, saves man

    FREEPORT, Minn. (AP) - At first, responders could not help Melvin Pundsack because the animal was too aggressive.

    A police officer had to use his Taser to control a bull that attacked a man on a farm in central Minnesota.

    The Stearns County sheriff's office says 74-year-old Melvin Pundsack was knocked down and attacked by a bull while he and his wife were trying to herd cows on the family's farm Sunday.

    Rose Pundsack was forced to stand on a snowpile for safety.

    At first, responders could not help Melvin Pundsack because the animal was too aggressive. So an Albany police officer used his Taser on the animal to allow rescue members to get Pundsack out and take him to the hospital.

    Pundsack was treated and released. He says he's "pretty sore" but he's "holding up."



    Minn. Police Officer Uses Taser On Attacking Bull - wcco.com
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    That was the red taser on the bull in the linked youtube, not the yellow one for people. It would be a pity to get those mixed up.

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    How long do you think it will take some lawyer to talk the belligerent bovine into filling a bullshit lawsuit against the officer and his department?
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    "Don't tase me, bull!"

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    Careful, Jenna. Sheep might be next.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CTR man View Post
    Careful, Jenna. Sheep might be next.
    Don't tase me , Brooooooo!!!
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    It looked to me like the ultimate result was that it made the bull much madder.

    So, I hope the red animal Taser has a "drop and run" 30-second mode like the civilian taser, or preferably more than 30 seconds. That's why the civilian Taser can go longer than the police model. The idea is to throw it down and run while it's still zapping.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    How long do you think it will take some lawyer to talk the belligerent bovine into filling a bullshit lawsuit against the officer and his department?
    HAHAHAHA! I tried to rep you but it would let me until I spread some more rep around.
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    I like the cop's quote..

    Brown was going to try to use his Taser on the animal. He'd just re-trained on it, and had enough experience on dairy farms to think it would work.

    "Well, I didn't tell the bull to stop or I'm gonna Tase him,"
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    Quote Originally Posted by CTR man View Post
    Careful, Jenna. Sheep might be next.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    SERIOUSLY, WHERE DO YOU FIND THIS SHIT??????????????????
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmur5074 View Post
    SERIOUSLY, WHERE DO YOU FIND THIS SHIT??????????????????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    "Don't tase me, bull!"
    They got a purty pink one for ewe.


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