TSA agent picks up pepper spray thinking it's a laser pointer and sprays 5 other TSA agents, sending all 6 to the hospital.Read more »
Parents call the cops to deal with their kid. The cop gets in the teen's face. The teen does not submit and is pepper sprayed for his noncompliance. Granted the kid is a brat and in today's world, this is obviously a police matter.Read more »
I plan to call in and talk to you tomorrow evening (21 may).
i first tried to copy paste notes on this 'show prep' page
(since im calling in tomorrow -also chose 'audio' under media type for that reason)
i posted my story to forum:
'woman activist attempts to pay fine-gets tazed, maced & thrown in cage'
i'm still working on filling in details on my outline of the events as i remember them (such as names of individuals and times things happened) .
i was trying to pay fine in dollar bills which had 'too many marks on them'.
"She did nothing to warrant him putting a gun -- a pepper-spray Taser gun -- to her forehead and pulling the trigger, causing her right eye to explode and causing severe nerve damage in her left eye to the extent that she's not been declared totally blind," Grimes said. Clark allegedly fired the spray from 12 inches away using a JPX device, which shoots spray at speeds of 400 miles per hour and is supposed to be used at a minimum distance of five feet. Clark's attorney Kasey Castillo released a statement to KTLA saying her client quote: "is remorseful but innocent."Read more »
"Not knowing he was going to spray it I walked straight into it," Forney said.
Not only did she inhale it, but so did several other students. Three went to the hospital, and seventeen others left early.
"Everybody started hollering and we had people just gagging and throwing up and everything and I'm like what's going on?" Forney said.
Superintendent Jerry Payne confirmed a school resource officer did spray and said he did it to force students inside classrooms. Payne said the students took too long to get to class, so the officer pointed the spray toward the ground, not at students.Read more »
Evidence of provacateur action concerning two of the more infamous instances of police brutality at OCCUPY events (UC Davis and the "fenced in girls pepper sprayed") Ties all the way back to G20 "Officer Bubbles".Read more »
The police officer who casually maced a handful of Occupy Wall Street protesters at the University of California, Davis, is a retired Marine who has twice been lauded for his police work. His use of pepper spray earlier this week has brought into question how much force is too much force.Read more »
"Two studies conducted in the Netherlands showed that pepper spray was useful for subduing violent subjects, but actually caused non-violent situations to escalate into violence" ... "‘The use of spray may not necessarily be an alternative to force, but provides officers with options to use more force — perhaps unnecessarily. In other words, if it is there, they will use it.’"Read more »
Phoenix Jones aka Benjamin Fodor aka mixed-martial arts fighter "Flatttop" arrested early Sunday for assault. The City Attorney's Office is reviewing the case. Police say Fodor, 23, used pepper spray on a group of men and women early Sunday near the Alaskan Way Viaduct. The incident was caught on video. A spokesman for Phoenix Jones, said it appears the officer who arrested Jones had an agenda, and that when Jones said he was assaulted the officer laughed at him. He also said police have refused to take statements two people who were following Jones.Read more »
MESQUITE, Texas - A YouTube video of a police officer using pepper spray on a baby squirrel has sparked outrage in the city of Mesquite, Tx.Read more »
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