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November 2009 Archives

Child Tazed with Mom's Approval; Cop Suspended for not Filming It

"Honey? Are you ready for your shower and bedtime?"

"No! I don't wanna!"

"You better, or I'll call the police and have them arrest you and taze you."

".... ummm, what?"

An Arkansas woman called the police on her 10-year-old daughter who was throwing a tantrum and refused to take a shower. Not only did the police come and attempt to bring order to the screaming pre-teen, but when the mother allegedly told the officer that he could taze the girl if he needed to, he obliged.