Honestly the taser has done nothing but aid in the use of excessive force by lazy police officers. As usual the department drug its feet letting the criminal resign to save face. Unsurprisingly, there is also a previous history of corruption with this officer too.
State Sponsored Criminal #542: Mark E. Thom
Because by all means when someone’s handcuffed use a taser on them. Nothing says do as I say like interrupting their central nervous system.
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.