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Man Tasered Three Times After Allegedly Jaywalking (VIDEO)

Source: The Huffington Post

Florida police allegedly Tasered a man several times after he was caught jaywalking.

Zikomo Peurifoy was stopped by Casselberry, Fla., Police for allegedly ignoring crosswalk signals, according to WFTB. Peurifoy was Tasered three times during the encounter.

The use of force garnered lots of attention after a video of the incident was released online. But police told the station that the officers’ actions in the above video are so textbook, the clip is being used as an example of perfectly appropriate use of force.

In the video, when an officer asks for Peurifoy’s ID, the alleged jaywalker refuses to give it to him.

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