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    Police Stripped of Tasers

    PASCAGOULA Mayor David Garcia has taken
    Tasers out of the hands of Waveland's police
    officers.

    The Sun Herald reports the order issued to Chief
    James Varnell by the newly elected mayor comes the
    same week several lawsuits alleging Taser abuse by
    officers were filed in U.S. District Court

    More at link > Waveland police stripped of Tasers | clarionledger.com | The Clarion-Ledger
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    Step backwards for officer and public safety.

    People will get hit with batons, shot and sprayed because of this causing more serious injury.
    "all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing" Edmund Burke.
    "the world is a dangerous place place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who do not do anything about it" Albert Einstein

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    I'm no lawyer (thank goodness) but it seems to me that this move would lend credence to any lawsuit involving the taser.
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    Wll that leaves only Talk, Hands, Baton/pepper spray, then BANG BANG. No shooting to wound, shoot the gun from his hand, NOPE, 1 to the head, 2 to the chest. With the Tazer he would live to walk to jail. Now a one-way ticket to hell

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    Excessive Taser use? Anytime we use our Tasers the public starts screaming excessive force. I guess most people would rather go to jail with cuts and black eyes than two little holes in them from the probes. Oh well.

 

 

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