Ex-State Trooper Convicted Of Involuntary Manslaughter For Tasing A Teen Riding An ATV At 35 MPH | Techdirt

A former Michigan state trooper was convicted of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday, nearly two years after he fired a Taser at a teenager on an all-terrain vehicle who then crashed and died.The teenager, Damon Grimes, 15, was illegally riding the A.T.V. in a residential area of Detroit in August 2017. State police officers followed in a patrol car to get him to pull over. When he did not immediately do so, the officer in the passenger seat of the patrol car pulled out his Taser and stunned Damon.Video footage of the episode showed the A.T.V. veering toward the side of the road. The teenager crashed into the back of a parked truck and died shortly thereafter.

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Bad reviews for Taser documentary on Amazon, iTunes seem to come from Taser employees | Ars Technica


Reviewers didn’t feel it necessary to disclose their affiliation, or even watch the film.

Source: Bad reviews for Taser documentary on Amazon, iTunes seem to come from Taser employees | Ars Technica

Taser and the Myth of Non-Lethal Weaponry


Taser claims its products are safe. But if that’s true, wonders a new documentary, why do people keep dying?

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