This video shows Los Angeles Airport Police repeatedly TASERing an unarmed 78 year old senior citizen.
Corrington can be seen holding William Lamb in place. Officer Rios
approaches Mr. Lamb from the front and repeatedly fires a M-26 TASER gun
while making direct contact with Mr. Lamb's chest and right leg.
Although the TASER gun cannot be clearly seen in the video, it is
described in police reports.
victim, William Lamb is a California State licensed Civil and
Structural engineer who resides in Lancaster, California. Mr. Lamb, who
was 78 years old at the time of this incident, entered the LAX Police
station because his vehicle was impounded during an international trip.
He becomes upset when officers refuse to release his vehicle, and
threatens to sue the police. In the complete video one can see that
although Mr. Lamb is visibly upset, he is not a threat to other citizens
in the police station nor to the police officers. Citizens continue to
conduct business at the police station counter.
During the 4
December 2004 incident, Mr. Lamb sustained a broken elbow and abrasions
to the arms in addition to the TASER wounds. Several months after this
application of lethal force, Mr. Lambs right leg spontaneously broke
while walking to his mailbox. His femur broke at the precise location
of the 50,000 volt TASER injury. Mr. Lamb's leg was repaired surgically
and he now walks with the assistance of a walker.
Numerous police agencies authorize the use
of TASERs only when non-lethal measures have been exhausted. This video
clearly demonstrates that Officers Rios, Corrington, and Corral were in
control of the situation and could have easily handcuffed the 78 year
old William Lamb if they had so desired.
Tags: Cops, police, tazer, senior, citizen, california
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States (load item map)
Marked as: approved
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