Three Tulsa County Sheriff's Office employees have resigned and three others have been disciplined after an internal investigation revealed employee-on-employee use of Taser stun guns. Undersheriff Brian Edwards said he could not give the names of those involved or elaborate on the discipline they received, citing the county's personnel policy. However, according to Tulsa County records and a source who asked to remain anonymous, the employees who resigned were Sgts. Joel Pence and Stephanie Hatter and Deputy Bradlee Odom. ... [LINK]
I'm making an assumption that these incidents (that "...had been occurring over a period of months...") were a playful (sic, and sick...) off-shoot of the tasers-R-fun
"The whole key to this story is that it was always employee-on-employee — not on citizens or inmates."
Oh puhleeze... If this is the attitude, then you would have to be an empty-headed moron not to instantly realize that this is an accurate indicator of probably taser misuse and abuse. And taser overuse is thereby incorporated.
1) Nobody bothered to check the tasers' deployment counters?
2) What is the rate of taser use in this facility? Anybody tracking?
3) Have you fired the Taser Certified trainers?
Applicable legal concept: "...known, or should have known..."