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Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:49am
 
What a disgrace. The UK cops are as bad as Queensland cops.

Not only did they taser the blind man. They detained him afterward.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/blind-man-taser-police-force-manc...

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Blind man Tasered by armed police who thought his walking stick was a gun
Officers Tasered the man with a 50,000 volt stun after he failed to drop the 'weapon'

Greater Manchester Police confirmed they had used a Taser on a 43-year-old man on Thursday AFP/Getty Images
Armed police tasered a blind man after they mistook his walking stick for a gun.

Greater Manchester Police officers rushed to Levenshulme Station in Manchester after receiving a call that a middle-aged man had been seen holding a firearm.

But the "gun" was actually the blind man’s cane, which he had folded up while he waited for a train.

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The man was hit with a 50,000 volt stun gun, after he failed to respond to police calls to drop the "weapon".

The man is believed to have collapsed before he was detained by officers.

Tasawar Dar, who owns a shop opposite the station, told the Manchester Evening News he had heard police detaining the man

“They shouted ‘lie down on the ground’ and there was the bark of a dog as well”, Mr Dar said.

Superintendent Steve Howard, of GMP's City of Manchester Team, said: "Officers responded quickly to the incident to ensure the safety of the community of Levenshulme.

Armed response officers attended and a Taser was deployed. A 43-year-old man was detained.

It has been established that there was no threat and inquiries are ongoing to fully understand the circumstances of the incident.

In line with standard procedure on occasions such as this, a referral has been made to GMP's Professional Standards Branch."

Sophie Khan, a solicitor who specialises in pursuing action against the police, told The Independent the Manchester incident demonstrated structural problems with misuse of Tasers by the police.

“Police policy guidance states officers should not use Tasers on vulnerable groups, such as children, pregnant women, and disabled people," she said. "And yet somehow blind men are being Tasered, and people with mental health problems on the streets are being Tasered.

“In practise, that policy is clearly not being followed, and so we have to ask ourselves whether there are enough safeguards in place to protect vulnerable individuals.”
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Reply #1 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:51am
 
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Reply #2 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 10:44am
 
Unforgiven wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:49am:
What a disgrace. The UK cops are as bad as Queensland cops.

Not only did they taser the blind man. They detained him afterward.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/blind-man-taser-police-force-manc...

Quote:
Blind man Tasered by armed police who thought his walking stick was a gun
Officers Tasered the man with a 50,000 volt stun after he failed to drop the 'weapon'

Greater Manchester Police confirmed they had used a Taser on a 43-year-old man on Thursday AFP/Getty Images
Armed police tasered a blind man after they mistook his walking stick for a gun.

Greater Manchester Police officers rushed to Levenshulme Station in Manchester after receiving a call that a middle-aged man had been seen holding a firearm.

But the "gun" was actually the blind man’s cane, which he had folded up while he waited for a train.

READ MORE
Bristol police under investigation for tasering race relations officer
Police taser woman in wheelchair- twice
Black man dies after being tasered twice by police in California

The man was hit with a 50,000 volt stun gun, after he failed to respond to police calls to drop the "weapon".

The man is believed to have collapsed before he was detained by officers.

Tasawar Dar, who owns a shop opposite the station, told the Manchester Evening News he had heard police detaining the man

“They shouted ‘lie down on the ground’ and there was the bark of a dog as well”, Mr Dar said.

Superintendent Steve Howard, of GMP's City of Manchester Team, said: "Officers responded quickly to the incident to ensure the safety of the community of Levenshulme.

Armed response officers attended and a Taser was deployed. A 43-year-old man was detained.

It has been established that there was no threat and inquiries are ongoing to fully understand the circumstances of the incident.

In line with standard procedure on occasions such as this, a referral has been made to GMP's Professional Standards Branch."

Sophie Khan, a solicitor who specialises in pursuing action against the police, told The Independent the Manchester incident demonstrated structural problems with misuse of Tasers by the police.

“Police policy guidance states officers should not use Tasers on vulnerable groups, such as children, pregnant women, and disabled people," she said. "And yet somehow blind men are being Tasered, and people with mental health problems on the streets are being Tasered.

“In practise, that policy is clearly not being followed, and so we have to ask ourselves whether there are enough safeguards in place to protect vulnerable individuals.”


The same as tasering a stupid 'thing' like you.....


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Reply #3 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:20pm
 
The cops are getting smarter.

Tazer people who cant recognize you or take you to court............brilliant
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Reply #4 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:33pm
 
Police brutality.
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Reply #5 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:52pm
 
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:33pm:
Police brutality.


Nah.....never.

He was very obviously a threat and resisted arrest, assaulted police and attempted to escape lawful custody.

They old trifecta that all cops charge everyone with.

That way if the fake charges fail, they can always call in the trifecta and as its not related to the crime, it will hold up in court.
They basically cover their asses.


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Reply #6 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:15pm
 
Valkie wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:52pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:33pm:
Police brutality.


Nah.....never.

He was very obviously a threat and resisted arrest, assaulted police and attempted to escape lawful custody.

They old trifecta that all cops charge everyone with.

That way if the fake charges fail, they can always call in the trifecta and as its not related to the crime, it will hold up in court.
They basically cover their asses.





And yet most of the bad guys get away or get lenient sentences:

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Reply #7 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:40pm
 


UK police taser blind man


I bet he never saw that coming
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Reply #8 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:56pm
 
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:15pm:
Valkie wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:52pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:33pm:
Police brutality.


Nah.....never.

He was very obviously a threat and resisted arrest, assaulted police and attempted to escape lawful custody.

They old trifecta that all cops charge everyone with.

That way if the fake charges fail, they can always call in the trifecta and as its not related to the crime, it will hold up in court.
They basically cover their asses.





And yet most of the bad guys get away or get lenient sentences:

http://www.ozpolitic.com/album/forum-attachments/Issac_Gatkouth.jpg


What happened to the poor man, was he tazed in the lips?
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Reply #9 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:00pm
 
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:15pm:
Valkie wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:52pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:33pm:
Police brutality.


Nah.....never.

He was very obviously a threat and resisted arrest, assaulted police and attempted to escape lawful custody.

They old trifecta that all cops charge everyone with.

That way if the fake charges fail, they can always call in the trifecta and as its not related to the crime, it will hold up in court.
They basically cover their asses.


And yet most of the bad guys get away or get lenient sentences:

[im]http://www.ozpolitic.com/album/forum-attachments/Issac_Gatkouth.jpg[/img]


Only the bad guys who offend Bobby's sensibilities get lenient sentences, or are let off scot free, because judges are tired of Bobby's continual online whimpering.
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Reply #10 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:50pm
 
Unforgiven wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:00pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:15pm:
Valkie wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:52pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:33pm:
Police brutality.


Nah.....never.

He was very obviously a threat and resisted arrest, assaulted police and attempted to escape lawful custody.

They old trifecta that all cops charge everyone with.

That way if the fake charges fail, they can always call in the trifecta and as its not related to the crime, it will hold up in court.
They basically cover their asses.


And yet most of the bad guys get away or get lenient sentences:

[im]http://www.ozpolitic.com/album/forum-attachments/Issac_Gatkouth.jpg[/img]


Only the bad guys who offend Bobby's sensibilities get lenient sentences, or are let off scot free, because judges are tired of Bobby's continual online whimpering.



Is it true that you have a severe disability?

( I get inside info from polanimal now. )
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Reply #11 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:52pm
 
Gordon wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:56pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:15pm:
Valkie wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:52pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:33pm:
Police brutality.


Nah.....never.

He was very obviously a threat and resisted arrest, assaulted police and attempted to escape lawful custody.

They old trifecta that all cops charge everyone with.

That way if the fake charges fail, they can always call in the trifecta and as its not related to the crime, it will hold up in court.
They basically cover their asses.





And yet most of the bad guys get away or get lenient sentences:

http://www.ozpolitic.com/album/forum-attachments/Issac_Gatkouth.jpg


What happened to the poor man, was he tazed in the lips?



No he only got 20 months for horrendous crimes.
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Reply #12 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:54pm
 
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:50pm:
Unforgiven wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:00pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:15pm:
Valkie wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:52pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:33pm:
Police brutality.


Nah.....never.

He was very obviously a threat and resisted arrest, assaulted police and attempted to escape lawful custody.

They old trifecta that all cops charge everyone with.

That way if the fake charges fail, they can always call in the trifecta and as its not related to the crime, it will hold up in court.
They basically cover their asses.


And yet most of the bad guys get away or get lenient sentences:

[im]http://www.ozpolitic.com/album/forum-attachments/Issac_Gatkouth.jpg[/img]


Only the bad guys who offend Bobby's sensibilities get lenient sentences, or are let off scot free, because judges are tired of Bobby's continual online whimpering.



Is it true that you have a severe disability?

( I get inside info from polanimal now. )


That would explain why he won't join me for a kettle bell workout and dislikes people who are physically fit. 
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Reply #13 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:55pm
 
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:52pm:
Gordon wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:56pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:15pm:
Valkie wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:52pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:33pm:
Police brutality.


Nah.....never.

He was very obviously a threat and resisted arrest, assaulted police and attempted to escape lawful custody.

They old trifecta that all cops charge everyone with.

That way if the fake charges fail, they can always call in the trifecta and as its not related to the crime, it will hold up in court.
They basically cover their asses.





And yet most of the bad guys get away or get lenient sentences:

http://www.ozpolitic.com/album/forum-attachments/Issac_Gatkouth.jpg


What happened to the poor man, was he tazed in the lips?



No he only got 20 months for horrendous crimes.


I'd give him 20 years just for having a face like a baboons arse.
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Re: UK police taser blind man
Reply #14 - Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:56pm
 
Gordon wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:55pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 9:52pm:
Gordon wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:56pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 7:15pm:
Valkie wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:52pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Feb 28th, 2017 at 6:33pm:
Police brutality.


Nah.....never.

He was very obviously a threat and resisted arrest, assaulted police and attempted to escape lawful custody.

They old trifecta that all cops charge everyone with.

That way if the fake charges fail, they can always call in the trifecta and as its not related to the crime, it will hold up in court.
They basically cover their asses.





And yet most of the bad guys get away or get lenient sentences:

http://www.ozpolitic.com/album/forum-attachments/Issac_Gatkouth.jpg


What happened to the poor man, was he tazed in the lips?



No he only got 20 months for horrendous crimes.


I'd give him 20 years just for having a face like a baboons arse.



So - you'd be a hanging judge?
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