Glendale, Arizona appears to attract particularly vicious armed government workers. It is the city in which a man was infamously Tasered in his crotch (see here) over a made-up traffic infraction and a mentally disabled man was beaten and Tasered by a “high risk” armed government worker with “years of disciplinary problems” named Joshua Carroll who was kept armed and badged by his department notwithstanding those “years of disciplinary problems” (see here).
And here we go . . . again.
A Glendale AGW is under investigation for his Hut! Hut! Hutting! of a skinny old man who failed to properly Respect his Authoritah. The man – who was pulled over for some reason – clearly posed no physical threat to anyone, let alone a heavily armed and steroidal AGW. But he commits the offense of failure to be sufficiently submissive, dares to question the AGW – who proceeds to roughly pull him out of the car and then apply the joy juice – Taser him.
AGWs seem to get a real jolt from applying their electronic torture devices.
In this case, as in so many others, there was no obvious need to apply either electricity or fists. The man wasn’t “fleeing.” His car was parked. The man was old and obviously no Mike Tyson.
But the AGW almost immediately escalates the situation to a roadside discipline session. The man is literally beaten to a bloody pulp as he screams in agony, writhing on the ground – by a government thug probably 30 years younger and twice his size and strength.
Before America turned dark, a cop would have talked to the man, tried to de-escalate the situation and probably gotten him to step out of the car without torturing him. There’s something despicably pathetic about a jacked-up and “trained” AGW who is unable to arrest a frail old man without resorting to torturing him and then pummels him until bloody while face down on the ground.
Imagine that old is your father or Uncle. Someone you know. And even if not, if you have any humanity you’ll be disgusted by what happened here.
Because it’s wrong – and because if it happened to this man, it could happen to any man. Or woman.
This AGW is but one of many just like him. The more routinized atrocities such as this one become, the more common such atrocities will become.
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