Tasers in Schools

Something’s definitely wrong here ….

The Wichita Eagle carries three articles about the use of tasers in schools.

North Student Tasered at School describes a recent incident in which a Wichita police officer used a taser to subdue a student.

3 Taser Incidents reviews other incidents in Wichita schools. The family of one student says “Our concern is that Tasers be taken out of schools.”

Police, Schools, Should Meet About Tasers
, Brooks Says contains this curiosity: “District administrators and some board members have said that the district cannot tell the Police Department what equipment its officers can or cannot have.”

Columnist Mark McCormick says When schools use tasers, we need to know. Hard to argue with that.

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