A Cincinnati police officer used a Taser on an 11-year-old girl after she was allegedly caught shoplifting at a local Kroger.
According to the department’s policy, tasers can be used on children as young as seven years old.
Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac has launched a review of their policies regarding the use of force on juveniles.
The Cincinnati police department has launched an official investigation after an incident on Monday night when a police officer used a Taser on an 11-year-old girl.
According to authorities, an officer arrived to a local Kroger to investigate reports of several young girls shoplifting from the store. When the officer approached the 11-year-old, she began walking away. After she ignored several commands to stop, the officer deployed his Taser, striking her in the back
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