From Brian Lockhart, CT Post:
The Police Department’s Office of Internal Affairs is investigating whether cops used excessive force, including painful shocks from a Taser, on City Councilwoman Karen Jackson’s son.
The 15-year-old was apprehended after he and other teenagers in late June fled from police officers investigating allegations they had broken into a yard in the Nob Hill Circle neighborhood.
At the time, Jackson’s son received an infraction for interfering with an investigation.
… “The bottom line is they abused their authority,” Jackson told Hearst Connecticut Media this week of the police response. “Attacking him in that fashion, I can’t even think about it because I get angry.”
Full story here.