A heartbroken pet parent claims that officers killed her small dog after Tasing the animal, despite the deputy claiming bodycam footage proves otherwise.
Since 2001, at least four people have been killed by officers who fired their guns after mistakenly reaching for them instead of their Tasers.
Armstrong, Iowa's police chief, mayor and city clerk were indicted Friday on 21 charges, including the allegation that a Taser was used against a civilian in exchange for money.
Aurora Police Chief Vanessa Williams said former officer Robert Rosen's actions were "in direct contradiction" of the Department's efforts to rebuild trust with citizens.
Unicef says Tasers and spit-hoods are disproportionately used on children of color.
The Oklahoma officers allegedly shocked a 28-year-old "multiple times" after receiving a call about disorderly behavior last year.
Video footage shows the man being tasered in front of a distressed child, who can be heard screaming "daddy" as he watches him fall to the floor.
Stefan Short, 28, stole ribeye steaks valued at more than $40 from the Save-A-Lot store in DeLand, Florida, police said.
Irlanda Parra, 24, was charged with assault causing bodily injury after an incident outside Jefe's restaurant in Wichita Falls, Texas.
"Shoot me!" Michael Kifer, 29, shouted at deputies, but this time holding a footlong sword instead of the small hatchet.
The dog was "actively attacking" the child when police arrived at the boy's home.
Army Spc. Torian Davis, 22, was booked on Wednesday for murder and aggravated assault charges.
Three Giants fans filed a federal lawsuit claiming their constitutional rights were violated and excessive force was used when law enforcement officers ejected them from Levi's Stadium in San Francisco.
"I hope this individual is able to get the treatment he needs," said Mayor LaToya Cantrell.
Police discovered a .38 revolver during the arrest.
The lawsuit also claims that Williams's Eighth Amendment right was violated.
Nothing says sorry for a Taser shot like cake.
"I said, 'Get up! It's Jesus' Day!'"
A detective was reportedly still negotiating with robbery suspect Marcus Fischer when cops shot him numerous times.
Police gave the 48-year-old medical treatment but he died around 90 minutes later.
Nick Berardini's documentary about Taser International gives an inside look at the dangers of the electronic control weapon.
Michael Slager allegedly tased another unarmed black man in 2013 without proper cause.
The Taser used by Los Angeles police was called "ineffective," bringing up questions about the devices.