Police: Cop does unauthorized Taser demonstration
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) -- Police in Illinois say an officer assigned to a junior high school has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly shocked three boys during an unauthorized Taser demonstration.
Authorities say the incident occurred Tuesday at a junior high in Kankakee, which is about 60 miles south of Chicago.
According to a police statement, the officer used the Taser on three male students who volunteered to be part of the classroom demonstration.
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