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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Tassed For Having Hands In Pocket

Erie, PA Police take Tasers to streets

Tasers already used 3 times in 2 weeks

Don't have your hands in your pocket in Erie, PA. That is only for people who have a right to place their hands in their pocket. Candidly I would be more concerned about Cheney
than I would 1 Guy surrounded by Vice Cops.

A group of vice officers serving a search warrant used a Taser on a man who refused to take his hands out of his pockets, who police say "could have been armed." He was not armed, but he sure got tasered, because anyone with there hands in their pockets could be armed in Erie. so tell your kids, don't walk with your hands in your pocket in Erie, you could get "Tasered While Black."

Read More about the Erie Police Department below:

Erie police patrol officers started carrying Tasers this weekend, though the nonlethal weapons got their official tryout on the city's streets weeks ago, Patrol officers got the Taser X26 on Saturday, after the officers completed training and certification on Thursday, police spokesman Lt. Kirk Werner said.

While patrol officers have yet to fire their Tasers in day-to-day use, Werner said Monday, the Bureau of Police used the weapons three times in special assignments to control suspects.

The officers who used the Tasers in those instances were members of the SWAT team or vice squad, the units that received Taser training first, said Lt. Les Fetterman, head of the Erie police's training unit.

Fetterman said the incidents occurred over the past two weeks.
Read More Here

OK, now you have heard bout the stupid things cops do. lets take a look at another situation.

About a year or so ago Chytoria Graham (above), used her 4-week-old baby as a weapon in a domestic dispute, swinging the infant through the air and striking her boyfriend with the child, authorities said. The baby was critically injured. what would you have done if you were a cop on the scene Shot Graham with a taser, gun, or what? more HERE.

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