Maybe this is the real reason job fairs are being cancelled: A sheriff’s deputy in Colorado has been suspended after using his taser on 30 high school students at a job fair last week. And it wasn’t a case of overzealous policing; the students volunteered!
According to reports, the deputy has been suspended for one week with pay after demonstrating his taser on willing high school students at the job fair.
One student was treated at the hospital following the tasing, while others had burns of varying degrees.
Authorities are considering whether to file criminal charges, but we have to ask: If the kids volunteered, did the deputy do anything wrong? Or perhaps a job fair was not the most appropriate place to demo his stun gun?
Stunning: Cop tasers 30 students at job fair [Daily News]