Wisconsin Police Who Tased Black Mentally Ill Man 18 Times Face No Charges in His Death
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A policeman holds the new advanced taser gun, April 4, 2003, as the Metropolitan police introduced the Taser gun to the press in London.
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In what has become a sub-plague in the epidemic of police violence, two police in West Milwaukee, Wis., will not be charged in the death of a 22-year-old man diagnosed with schizophrenia, whom they tased more than a dozen times.
On Friday, Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm opted not to bring any charges against West Milwaukee police officers Michael Rohleder and Anthony Munoz, who on May 25 responded to a call at an apartment building known to house those with psychiatric disabilities. There, they encountered Adam Trammell, who ended up battered…
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