Robert Dziekanski’s mother has filed a lawsuit alleging excessive force and “cruel and unusual” treatment by the four RCMP officers who stunned her son with a Taser.
Full story: Dziekanski's mom files lawsuit over Taser death
Do police rely too heavily on Tasers?
Instead they assaulted her, forcing her to give up her baby.
The police have become mindless thugs.
A. Allan, 2008-09-27 08:17:53
My comments were meant to educated the ignorant and arrogant public who see what they want to see and don't look at the facts before blaming Police Officers for deaths that, although unfortunate, occurred in the line of duty by Police Officers doing exactly what they were trained to do with the tools that they had inflicted upon themselves before they are even allowed to carry!
For your information, and to educate all the other ignorant people out there who actually still think that these deaths are actually due to the use of tazers need to do some research! Most of those deaths attributed to use of tazers were ACTUALLY a result of a condition known as "POSITIONAL ASPHYXIA" which is a form of suffocation that occurs when someone's position prevents them from breathing adequately. It usually causes the death of people who are restrained while in a face down position (which is a position required for handcuffing by Police Officers, Corrections Officers, and sometimes in restraining patients by some healthcare staff). This condition has also been found to result in people who are drunk and pass-out in a face down position...
Reverend Scott Robb, 2008-08-01 18:59:25
This kind of police behavoir will only make thier jobs harder...ppl will be less likely to help the police when recquired, less ppl will sign up for the forces, and criminals will fight even harder when they realize that they are likely to be abused at the hands of these mental midgets.
If tasers were so safe we all could buy them at the Zellers store to discipline our kids with...even the POLICIA think using them instead of a physical beating is the better choice. They have a new favourite toy and they use it with the same enthusiaim and exhuberence that a small child would!!
P Lesniak, 2008-07-29 15:37:01
Peaceofficers??? lol lol
Oh yes guys and the jumping on his neck was a very nice touch.
I hope u four "friendlies" swell up with pride when you tell your offspring of your days of protecting citizens.
If ever any citizen sees four officers approaching...you should fear for your very life!!
Especially if you are weak and in actual need of compassion and understanding...these are the type of ppl that officers like to abuse the most as the chance of them getting hurt is minimal at best.
Funny that u don't hear of Hells angels bikers getting taken down like this. The POLICIA know that if they did this type of thing to an HA those four officers would have gotten hurt very badly.
p lesniak, 2008-07-29 15:18:02