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The Ozark police chief fired the officer who used a Taser on a 10-year-old girl last month, because the officer failed to have cameras working that could have recorded the incident, he said Monday.

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Arkansas, Pages 9 on 12/01/2009

Print Headline: Ozark officer who shocked girl, 10, fired

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  • Markansas
    December 1, 2009 at 8:30 a.m.

    Good riddance.

  • BCGuy
    December 1, 2009 at 8:41 a.m.

    This officer in no way should have used the taser on this kid. A trained police officer with three years experience who can not handle a 10 year old doesn't need to be a cop. Period. To make things worse the chief doesn't have the integrity to admit he fired the officer for tasering the kid. That is the real reason. If the officer followed policy then he shouldn't be charged with a crime.

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