The current trouble revolves around allegations that three
Colwyn police officers tased 17-year-old Da’Qwan Jackson while he
was handcuffed and locked in a holding cell. A witness to a fight,
Jackson was being held on the usual standard-issue disorderly
conduct charge after refusing to cooperate with investigating
police and crumpling up a citation.
Now you might think, “Maybe they had a good reason.” Sorry to disappoint you.
Reed was ousted from the department yesterday for the possible
cover up of an incident involving a juvenile who was allegedly
Tasered by Cpl. Trevor Parham while handcuffed in a holding cell
April 24. Parham was previously suspended by Lt. Wesley Seitz for
That is the behavior of the chief. He attempted to fire the whistle blower who brought attention to the abuse. It appears that the chief has been reinstated and the whistle blower re-suspended. All at the will of your elected officials. Think about that for a second, the elected officals are aiding and abetting the behavior of these officers.
State Sponsored Criminal Count 322: Trevor Parham
323: Michael Drucktor
324: Wendell Reed
Because a taser is really just a issued less lethal entertainment device. You are free to use it however you please, the pain and possible death arising from it is inconsequential. It’s not as if you intended to kill, harm or maim them.
Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms.
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.