Denver Jail’s Taser Use at Odds with Federal Guidelines, Post Finds

In March, a woman housed in the downtown Denver jail bit her arms and punched herself in the nose until she drew blood. The woman slid to the floor, kicking and biting, as deputies ordered her into a restraint chair. When the woman refused to cooperate, a deputy twice drove his Taser against her thigh and released 26 volts of electricity into her body.

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Denver Jail’s Taser Use at Odds with Federal Guidelines, Post Finds

In March, a woman housed in the downtown Denver jail bit her arms and punched herself in the nose until she drew blood. The woman slid to the floor, kicking and biting, as deputies ordered her into a restraint chair. When the woman refused to cooperate, a deputy twice drove his Taser against her thigh and released 26 volts of electricity into her body.

To read the full original article, click here.