Mission Statement - De-Spinning the Pro-Taser Propaganda

Yeah right, 'Excited Delirium' my ass...


The primary purpose of this blog is to provide an outlet for my observations and analysis about tasers, taser "associated" deaths, and the behaviour exhibited by the management, employees and minions of Taser International. In general, everything is linked back to external sources, often via previous posts on the same topic, so that readers can fact-check to their heart's content. This blog was started in late-2007 when Canadians were enraged by the taser death of Robert Dziekanski and four others in a short three month period. The cocky attitude exhibited by the Taser International spokespuppet, and his preposterous proposal that Mr. Dziekanski coincidentally died of "excited delirium" at the time of his taser-death, led me to choose the blog name I did and provides my motivation. I have zero financial ties to this issue.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Collier County deputy Wilmer Arencibia's 'horseplay' is evidence of much worse

Collier Co, FL - NBC2 has obtain a video from the Collier County Sheriff's Office that shows a Collier County deputy tasing his female colleague in her rear end! ...What seemed like a regular morning inside the Collier County Jail, suddenly took a stunning twist when a deputy walked over to Corporal Wilmer Arencibia and showed him something on her iPod. That seemed to set him off. The video shows him pull out his taser, chase her down and shock her with it from behind. The entire situation played out in front of at least three other deputies. "It wasn't done as a malicious act, but it was horseplay utilizing a Taser," said Lieutenant Rich Gibbons with the Collier County Sheriff's Office.

Full story and video available here: [LINK]

This couldn't happen if tasers were respected as serious weapons. This can only happen if they're considered toys. And that couldn't happen unless the taser training is defective (is it "training", or just a big joke? ha ha ha...)

If this happened to a fellow deputy, then imagine how quick they'll be to taser-torture an inmate for anything - or nothing.

Tip of the iceberg, folks. Tip of the iceberg.

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