“This case shows, once again, police use of a Taser in what appears to have been a non-life threatening situation,” said Angela Wright, US researcher at Amnesty International. “There have to be ways of restraining an unarmed teenager other than using electro-shock weapons.
“Taser guns are not the safe weapons they are portrayed to be. A full investigation into their safety needs to be carried out before more people suffer the consequences of their misuse.”
How many more will die before stricter guidelines are put into place to protect the public from excessive force?