Mentally Ill are Most Likely to Get Tasered by Portland Police

Willamette Week
Willamette Week | July 22, 2009
A new Independent Police Review Division report finds that subjects with mental illness are now the most likely out of all groups to get Tasered by Portland cops -- even more than people who are actually armed or who assault an officer.

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