Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Taser The Little Children Not


Last week's use of a Taser stun gun on a handcuffed 14-year-old trick or treater is within Gwinnett County police policy, which has no age provision, police said.
The only protection in the policy is for pregnant women because it could induce labor.

So what about a 5- or 6 year old?

That's OK, according to Gwinnett police policy.

"People who are handcuffed are still a threat no matter what age," said Cpl. Illana Spellman, a Gwinnett County Police Department spokeswoman.more

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