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Tuesday, May 12, 2015



The instructions that come with the taser say don't use it more than 3 times and it took 4 times to kill the mentally ill Natasha McKenna

The instructions with the taser say don't use it on the mentally ill because it won't work.  But it did in this case...once it disabled her permanently.

"[Natasha] McKenna, whose deteriorating mental state had caused Fairfax to seek help for her, then began trying to fight her way out of the cuffs, repeatedly screaming,

“You promised you wouldn’t hurt me!” the reports show.

Then, six members of the Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team, dressed in white full-body biohazard suits and gas masks, arrived and placed a wildly struggling 130-pound McKenna into full restraints, their reports state. But when McKenna wouldn’t bend her knees so she could be placed into a wheeled restraint chair, a lieutenant delivered four 50,000-volt shocks from the Taser, enabling the other deputies to strap her into the chair, the reports show."


According to The Huffington Post, "early data indicates black women account for nearly 20% of those unarmed blacks killed by officers in the past 15 years." 

Natasha McKenna was one of the 20%