Police Officers' Lawyer Claims Being Tased Is Hilarious

Police Officers' Lawyer Claims Being Tased Is Hilarious

Via Techdirt:

Oddly enough, cops (and lawyers for cops) from halfway around the world are no different than our local variety. This isn't solely an "American" problem. Excessive force is used, the victim complains, and once the court battle ensues, the justifications for the use of force are presented, which often sound completely insane to those not well-versed in the art of defending abusive cops.

This story starts out like countless others (via The Honest Courtesan).

Aaron Strahan and Troy Tomlin are on trial accused of assaulting Kevin Spratt by repeatedly tasering him in August 2008.

Sergeant Stra...

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