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News :: Human Rights : Race
15 Aug 2006
A 45 Year Old Grandmother is Tazed By a NH. State Trooper twice in front of her Grandchildren, ages 1 year and 5 years old, that she was caring for.
The New Hampshire State Trooper, known as Trooper D., walked into a Claremont, NH. home and attempted the arrest a 45 year old grandmother. The State Trooper would not reveal what the grandmother was being arrested for as he stormed into the livingroom. The Grandmother, naturally backed up slowly with palms in the air and facing the State Trooper, and was pleading with him to tell her what she did wrong. As she backed into her daughter's bedroom the State Trooper fired his tazer...without warning and ONLY 3 feet away from her, after he had stepped on the one year old baby. The five year old was told to take his sister in another room by other attending City Police Officers.

Witnesses report that the Grandmother went down immediately on her back and could not move. The State Trooper demanded that she roll over and she responded that she could NOT move or feel anything. He retorted, "If you don't roll over, I am going to shoot you again." In making this statement, the State Trooper immediately fired his Tazer from a distance of approximately 2 feet away, hitting the already disabled woman a second time. Witnesses report that it took the woman nearly 15 minutes before she could stand with the help of City Police and make it to a chair, and an additional 10- 15 minutes before she could walk. Still, no one knew what she was being arrested for, including the City Police on the scene. She was then taken 'straight to jail' by the same State Trooper, although City Police offered to take her to the station for booking.

It was later found that this New Hampshire State Trooper has a "Reputation" for using his Tazer all too often. One individual, who wishes to remain anonymous, stated: "I bet he (State Trooper D.) has a record for the most times a Tazer has been used, and his victims are mostly women."
"We are truly stunned by what this State Trooper has been allowed to get away with", cited witnesses.
It was a known fact that this women suffers from PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other means should have been employed without the additional trauma. Major concern has also arisen regarding what the 5 year old Grandson who witnessed the ordeal and whether he will suffer trauma himself.

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