Suit claims cops stood by and laughed as officer shocked mentally ill suspect with stun gun

Police and paramedics are accused in a federal lawsuit of laughing as they repeatedly shocked a mentally ill man with a stun gun while he was handcuffed. Thomas Jason James Smith filed the suit against Millvale, Pennsylvania, police officer Nichole Murphy and Chief Derek Miller, in addition to the borough, which is just northeast of Pittsburgh. The FBI launched a civil rights investigation earlier this year into the Sept. 21, 2012, incident, when Smith was […]

via The Raw Story http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/11/28/suit-claims-cops-stood-by-and-laugh-as-officer-shocked-mentally-ill-suspect-with-stun-gun/

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