$175,000 ? They got off cheap.
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Tuesday, April 21, 2009
$175,000 settlement for taser incident
Chicago Sun Times - A 14-year-old boy who suffered brain damage after being tasered by Chicago Police would receive $175,000, under a settlement advanced Monday by a City Council committee. ... The February 2005 incident ... a police sergeant tasered the boy for 17 seconds. ... According to paramedics at the scene, the taser left the boy unconscious, suffering ventricular fibrillation and cardiac arrest. [LINK]