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Ark. police officer uses stun gun on unruly 10-year-old girl; town mayor wants investigation

There are 25 comments on the 5News KFSM story from Nov 18, 2009, titled Ark. police officer uses stun gun on unruly 10-year-old girl; town mayor wants investigation. In it, 5News KFSM reports that:

A police officer in a small Arkansas town used a stun gun on an unruly 10-year-old girl after he said her mother gave him permission to do so.

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Fort Smith, AR

#24 Dec 29, 2009
Alright...time for me to weigh in here. From what I know of tazers what he did for her was the light shock..if I read that correctly in the report. Which means it wasn't like what most of us see on reality or tabloid shows. They incapacitate the voluntary muscles and have been tested with pacemakers and defribulators and that is at their highest setting. The lowest setting is the shock with from what I understand stings a little. Does this mean they are the perfect weapon? No but in my opinion they can be used to subdue someone who is hurting/or could be hurting themselves or someone else. It is up to the discretion of the citizen or police officer to use and that obviously is something to consider however the latter does have department policies, state and federal laws to go by while the former has state and federal laws. Aside from this what I want to know is a few things that I may have missed in the report. Why did the mother call the cops? From what I understand the whole thing started over the child not wanting to take a bath right? From what I understand from the report the officer tried talking to the girl and warned her that he was going to taze her if she didn't calm down to which she kicked him.

If I am misunderstood on these things then correct me. One more note: I work in an elementary school. I work in special ed in a contained classroom of fifteen children with different disabilities ages six to nine years old. Two of our eight year olds are already 100 plus pounds and at least five foot two. These are not average but to me an average ten year old can be the size of most smaller adult females and on occasion males. My point here is that these aren't small children and can do damage to someone.
WhiteSheetsAndHo ods

Moscow, Russia

#25 Dec 29, 2009
Lol it would be a glorious day on our planet if the laws would allow us NORMAL ,God loving moral True Americans to have carte blance to tase any loser to life liberal we see..... I would be sure to give you freaks farrrrrr more shock that the rules allow : )

Little Rock, AR

#26 Dec 29, 2009
WhiteSheetsAndHoods wrote:
<quoted text>Lmao!!! How hilarious and absurd it is that you baby raping/child murdering/crack head skank liberals call everyone NORMAL in life abusers!!! Loser go kill yourself!!! Its a blessing that this little twit was tased because hopefully it shocked any idea out of her to ever let her life become part of the liberal disease!!!
you call taseing not abuse hell i could have handled the kid better than that there are other ways of disaplin than taseing a ten year old kid i'm going to give you some good advice(YOU NEED TO SEEK COUNCELING OR ENTER YOUR SELF INTO A MENTAL INSTITUATION SYCO!!!!!!!!!!

Odessa, TX

#28 Jan 30, 2014
Heard he was told to take her by the mom. He was fired but she needs kid taken away....

Odessa, TX

#29 Jan 30, 2014
Taze, sorry

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