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Cop in Arkansas tasers 10 year old girl.....with mother's permission

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by JR, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. JR

    JR Active Member

    Well, this is hilarious and depressing at the same time. Talk about the shallow end of the gene pool

    http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/728622--cop-tasers-girl-for-resisting-bedtime

    The girls was having a Defcon 1 temper tantrum over bedtime. Mother calls the cops, dumbass cop can't handle a ten year old so he tasers her, handcuffs her and throws her in the back of the squad car.

    And this is the money shot:

    The local police chief stood behind Bradshaw and his decision.

    "He had no other choice. He had to get the child under control," said Ozark police Chief Jim Noggle.
     
  2. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    The FBI is investigating? How about Child Services? She lets a cop use a taser on her 10 year old? Fucking disgraceful.
     
  3. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    I'm so sick of these power tripping cops misusing taser stories. I wish we'd just take their little toys away from them.
     
  4. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I think the more appropriate response is to try a little harder to keep dumbasses out of law enforcement, though the mother's behavior is far more disturbing to me than the cop's.
     
  5. mb

    mb Active Member

    Well, it was that or shoot her.

    /jk ... i think
     
  6. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    No police force in history has ever found a way to do that. Same with armies in war zones.

    I suspect that that having a position of power has that effect on a small percentage of all people.
     
  7. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Oh, I know you can't keep all of the dumbasses out. But trying harder to do that seems like a better idea than taking tasers away when they can be useful tools for a police officer who isn't a jackass.
     
  8. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I like the last line of the story.

    "Medlock said he will attempt to gain sole custody of his daughter."

    He'd have to be a complete fuckup to not get it, I would think.
     
  9. Yodel

    Yodel Active Member

    Having worked with folks who are pursuing custody, the idiocy of judges never ceases to amaze me.
     
  10. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Also, we don't know why he didn't have it in the first place. Could be an asinine court ruling or there could be a legitimate reason.
     
  11. YGBFKM

    YGBFKM Guest

    People in Arkansas are stupid.
     
  12. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Why would the cops even respond to a complain that a 10-year-old was throwing a tantrum? From the report she was balled up on the floor crying. That's illegal?
     
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