Man Tased By Suffolk Police Dies Foll...

Man Tased By Suffolk Police Dies Following Altercation

There are 3 comments on the CBS Local story from Jul 25, 2013, titled Man Tased By Suffolk Police Dies Following Altercation. In it, CBS Local reports that:

A "violent and uncontrollable" resident of a Long Island group home for the developmentally disabled died after officers used a Taser on him during a struggle, a police official said Thursday.

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Tampa, FL

#1 Aug 18, 2013
This man did nothing illegal and was killed.

Story states:

But when they told Simmons they were taking him to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, he began kicking and punching them, Fitzpatrick said...

I don't think the average reader has the smallest clue what its like to be "developmentally disabled" and get taken to a psychiatric "facility".

Read :

CAICA is a website dedicated to exposing abuse and deaths in residential treatment for the "developmentally disabled".

This mans dead now but if he put up a fight for a reason. Check out the link.
Reality Check

Tampa, FL

#2 Aug 18, 2013
God bless you Dainell Simmons, it's over, RIP.
Reality Check

Tampa, FL

#3 Aug 18, 2013
Its not only the police, psychiatry Tazers its patients behind locked doors as well.

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