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00:00:02
>> Deputy Michael Turner was behind the taser each of these incidents. In one he stuns a mentally ill inmate multiple times after he refused an order to stand. In this video he shocks a man in handcuffs five times after he refused to sit on a bench. Court records show all of these incidence at the Franklin County Jail in Columbus, Ohio in 2009, violated the department's taser policy.
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>> All right, you do not get up until I tell you to get up. Taze him.>> But according to internal county jail records, Turner was never disciplined, instead, he was promoted. He's now a major and the commander at the Franklin County Corrections Center on Jackson Pike. Somebody give me another cartridge.
00:00:48
>> Do I believe that those who are responsible should be held accountable? Absolutely.>> The jail now faces escalating calls for an investigation after Reuters documented the misuse of tasers on inmates at the facility. Ohio State Senator Charleta Tavares, who represents the district where the jail is located, wants the county prosecutor's office to investigate.
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Any time a stun gun is used inappropriate. Particularly, in the video where it looks as though it is just used over and over and it's more like a prod that people would use on animals. That is criminal, in my opinion.>> Two UN torture experts this month called for a criminal inquiry after Reuters documented the cases.
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>> I was asleep!>> Reuters examined all taser incident reports at the jail between 2008 and 2010.>>
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Turner was involved in the most incidents and deployed the taser the highest number of times among all deputies.>> Hey! Sargeant Andrew Ing had the second highest number of deployments.
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He's seen here shocking a mentally ill inmate 14 times as he lay bleeding on the floor. Ing was later promoted to lieutenant in the department's internal affairs bureau responsible for investigating officer misconduct.>> If you don't comply, I'm gonna taser you again.>> He's now supervisor of the Detective Bureau.
00:02:15
Ing did not return calls seeking comment.>> I can't feel my legs man, I can't.>> In internal reports he denied abusing the taser. None of the other guards accused of abus were ever disciplined or charged.