Breaking News

Tag Archives: taser

Chicago Cops Taser 8-month Pregnant Woman for Parking Violation

June 8, 2012 The superintendent of the Chicago Police Department says that the reason one of his officers used a Taser stun gun on a woman days away from giving birth because “you can’t always tell whether somebody is pregnant.” At eight-months pregnant, Tiffany Rent says she would think officers …

Read More »

Police expand Taser use on Chicago streets

Number of offenders shot rises sharply December 06, 2010| By Annie Sweeney, Tribune reporter A new report shows that Chicago police used Tasers to subdue nearly 700 offenders over 12 recent months, a dramatic increase that reflects the department’s decision earlier this year to expand its use of the weapons. …

Read More »