Robert L. Rucker, 29, of Penn Hills, sued the city in 2008, saying that police responded after they believed that he had an argument with a woman, dragged him from his car, shocked him with a Taser, and jailed him. All but summary offenses against him were dropped, but he developed health problems and lost his job, according to his complaint.
Details in the article are lacking. The jury found against the officers though, but sadly only awarded him 269 dollars. Even when they’re guilty some how they get off light.
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Because pulling someone out of their car and tasing them is an every day occurrence. I mean doesn’t everyone do that?
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He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.