A TALE OF TWO INCIDENTS by The Atlanta DA's Office
and the Atlanta Mayor.
Incident 1) 5 Atlanta Police Officers fired last week for
using a taser to remove two college students from a car.
Officers were fired because the Atlanta District
Attorney's Office deemed the Officer's use of the taser
was DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE.
Incident 2) A suspect who failed a field sobriety test and
deemed Driving While Intoxicated resists arrest, fights
with police, steals the officers taser (robbery) and
escapes. During the pursuit, the suspect turns and fires
the taser at the officer's head and was shot and
eventually dies. The Atlanta mayor calls for the Officer to
be fired because he used deadly physical force against a
BURNING QUESTION: Why is using a taser considered
Deadly Physical Force when it's used by a police officer
but not Deadly Physical Force when used against a
police officer by a suspect?
Honestly the hypocrisy - Honestly the hypocrisy