A video (below) has surfaced of a police officer being shackled, held down and tased three times by his fellow cops dressed in riot gear in Bexar County, Texas on Sept. 29.
Internal police investigation documents say the officer was standing up against a wall, and not responding to a sergeant’s orders, notes KENS.
The sergeant reportedly claimed the officer was acting strangely and ignoring him, so the sergeant ordered the violent takedown.
The officer, who was tased, told investigators:
I was feeling dizzy, trying to hold myself up on the wall. I was spitting up blood. I didn’t have any time to respond. I have had this happen before, but I was taken care of by my fellow, first shift officers. I wasn’t wrestled to the floor and [tased] for 3 times.
Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar told KENS:
I have seen that video. There is a current investigation ongoing with that case and we’re looking at all angles of it.
I was glad the video existed. That’s the reason we have body cameras on our SERT officers, is for any incidents that might arise in the jail.
It was captured from several different angles, so it gives us a good, well-rounded view of what happened to allow us to make an educated decision when the time comes.
The taser cop was finally taken to a hospital for treatment, but there is no word on his condition.