In a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. A spokesperson for the Glendale Police Department says that an off-duty officer was assisting loss prevention at the WalMart near 59th and Northern avenues on Wednesday for a shoplifter.
A body camera worn by the Glendale officer shows the woman repeatedly warning the officer that she suffers from seizures as she was being tasered.
After the nearly five-minute encounter, you see the woman convulsing as the officer props her up as they waited for medics to respond.
Glendale police officials say they used a ‘drive stun’ function of a Taser on a shoplifter over a dozen times at WalMart after they say the woman was resisting arrest.
They say a woman would not comply with orders and resisted arrest which led to a Taser being used for her to comply.The woman was transported to a local hospital by ambulance, according to police.
“This was reviewed by a supervisor who determined there was no policy violation,” said Winn.