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San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr Drops Taser Proposal (tags)
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr is the fourth chief in a decade to propose cops use tasers while talking people out of public crisis. For the fourth time, this proposal was met with powerful citizen opposition..
MP3 AUDIO – Interview with UCLA Student on Protesting the Regents (tags)
LOS ANGELES, November 18, 2009 - UC Regents held their second day of meetings on the UCLA campus today. Demonstrations both inside the meeting and outside the building went on throughout the day. At one point civil disobedience action inside brought a temporary halt to the meeting. At least a dozen students were arrested today during the protests.
NLG calls for investigation re: UCLA Campus Police Tasers Student (tags)
The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for an independent investigation into the use of a Taser by the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Police Department against 23-year-old student Mostafa Tabatabainejad on November 14, 2006. The Guild rejects the use of, and threats to use, Tasers as an excessive use of force and urges an investigation into the incident and UCLA's Taser policy.
Stun Gun Fun is a job perk for UCLA campus cops!!! (tags)
UCLA officers allowed to use Tasers for "pain compliance"
Cops kill street preacher for shouting "I want Jesus" (tags)
A teenager carrying a Bible and shouting "I want Jesus" was shot twice with a police stun gun and died.
UN Calls for Action on Police Torture in US (tags)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. RECORD OF POLICE TORTURE RAISES CONCERNS FOR UN COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE Committee Members Call for Action on TASERs, Burge Torture Cases
US Questioned About Police Brutality by UN Committee Against Torture (tags)
Committee Members Call for Action on TASERs, Burge Torture Cases
Tasers and Our Fight Against Police Brutality (tags)
Tasers may save some lives, but seem to increase police brutality.
Portland Police Taser Attack mp3 (tags)
Last week the in Portland, OR a policeman hired to 'serve and protect' pulled over a car for failing to signal, then the cops shot the driver (an unarmed black man).