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Police Taser 6 Year Old in Florida

Corpy media reports that Florida police tasered a 6 year old who broke a picture frame in his principal's office and used a broken piece of glass to cut himself.
We all know about the ferocious strength of your average 6 year old and the samarui sword like integrity of broken picture frame glass, so lets give a hand to those officers who bravely risked their own personal safety to put this menace to society down with 50,000 volts. Three Cheers fellas. I'll sleep safely tonight.
Fuckin sick 12.Nov.2004 12:53

this way and that

they had the tasers backwards....


Legit-didn't want to just repost some corpy crap, but here you got from cnn.com 12.Nov.2004 13:13

Darrow

Though I just noticed this took place back on October 20th (see what happens when you read corporate media - you get old news!) so I think this story has already been posted. If so, feel free to compost.


MIAMI, Florida (AP) -- Police used a stun gun on a 6-year-old boy in his principal's office because he was wielding a piece of glass and threatening to hurt himself, officials said Thursday.

The boy, who was not identified, was shocked with 50,000 volts on October 20 at Kelsey Pharr Elementary School.

Principal Maria Mason called 911 after the child broke a picture frame in her office and waved a piece of glass, holding a security guard back.

When two Miami-Dade County police officers and a school officer arrived, the boy had already cut himself under his eye and on his hand.

The officers talked to the boy without success. When the boy cut his own leg, one officer shocked him with a Taser and another grabbed him to prevent him from falling, police said.

He was treated and taken to a hospital, where he was committed for psychiatric evaluation.

"By using the Taser, we were able to stop the situation, stop him from hurting himself," police spokesman Juan DelCastillo told The Miami Herald.

The case was under review.

What the fuck 12.Nov.2004 15:40

.

That's like trying to kill a canary with a hand grenade. Hurting a child to stop themselves from giving themselves what at best would amount to a scratch. Reminds me of another incident in Cincinnati where a mentally ill man was shot and killed for wielding a brick towards police. The man was 19 feet away from police, just one foot under the official distance where it would have been considered murder. The police were never prosecuted for this. The man they killed name was Lorenzo Collins.

WHAT? 12.Nov.2004 16:45

alan

no death penalty?

thanks for the laugh 13.Nov.2004 00:12

Thomas P

i needed a laugh today thanks, death penalty that is funny

WHAT? 12.Nov.2004 16:45
alan link

no death penalty?

Tasering a child? Sick Fucking assholes 13.Nov.2004 11:32

CC

What the fuck is wrong with these fucking enforcement cocksuckers who believe stunning a little kid is the way to handle this situation? Would they recommend a parent buy one to keep their kids in line at home? You fucks better hope you don't taser my kids or you'll be eating through your brown eye for life.

Hope the cop gets his ass kicked by someone bigger than he is. Is he a skinny fuck with low self esteem? Shit, they sure dont hire these idiots for their problem solving skills and diplomacy, huh? I say fry the cop.

I am SICK of the fucking coptards... 13.Nov.2004 15:58

JR

Tasering 6 year-olds, 12 year-olds and 75 year-olds? And that's just in the last 3 weeks. I've had it with coptards. I'm sick of all their "hero" bullshit since the government-sponsored 9/11 "attacks". What? They're fucking heroes because they show up for work with a badge, a gun, a walkie-talkie and a ring of keys? I guess that makes us ALL heroes. Whoopee-fuckin' doo. We show up for work. Hey, asshole: IT'S YOUR JOB! Don't like it? Get another job. Of course most cops are such sociopathic losers, they couldn't find one. So stuff your lethargic asses with free donuts, shoot down innocent civilians and taser little kids. Write some traffic tickets. Go home and smack your wife or girlfriend around. Then drop dead. "To protect and serve"...MY FUCKING ASS!

taser of 6 year old boy 13.Nov.2004 17:55

Mandi

Ok...now tasering a child is a little bit much. Also tasering an old woman or man could kill them by causing heart attacks and shit like that. Cops think that they are above everyone and that they are the shit. They think they can get away with anything. You cant sit there and tell me that they couldnt grab that little six year old boys arms and hold him down. HE IS SIX YEARS OLD. He isnt big enough to take on the police so what is their excuse for doing that to him. If you can explain that than please do. No little six year old is strong enough to actually hurt the police with his bare hands. This is rediculous.

Tasering is good 15.Nov.2004 09:54

ahappycop

If you can't spank em, TASER EM!!!

Taser - yes 15.Nov.2004 14:02

Meanie

Personally, I think tasers should be issued to all teachers upon hiring. What the heck, why not give one to the bus drivers, custodians and cafeteria workers as well?

Use of Taser 17.Dec.2004 10:20

Matt

I bet the kid won't try and cut himself again.

GO POLICE! 17.Dec.2004 10:20

HAHA

i think all kids should be tasered once in awhile it would do good for them. i would taser my kid if he was about 2 cut himself i mean atleast he wontget a scar.