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NY Police May Now Taser Suspects in Order to Collect DNA Evidence
By: John Russell

It is now legal for the police in New York to “drive stun” suspects with a taser in order to collect DNA evidence from them. A judgment issued by the New York Supreme Court Judge Sara Sperrazza ruled that the police in Niarga Falls who shocked Ryan Smith into compliance to gather a DNA sample [...]

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Law Enforcement Series: Kathryn Winkfein
By: John Russell

Who: Kathryn Winkfein - A 72-year-old great grandmother What: She was pulled over for driving 15 MPH above the speed limit in a construction zone where she refused to oblige the officers orders, used abusive language, and became “violent”. Where: Highway 71 and Bee Creek in Travis County, Texas When: Incident occurred May 11, 2009, [...]

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