A state trooper in Florida profiled and then used excessive force when he fired a taser gun at a teen in his girlfriend’s backyard.
A disturbing home video has flooded the internet showing a Florida highway Patrol Officer using a taser on 16 year old Jack Rodeman in his girlfriends back yard. His mother, Kris Rodeman, said he had permission to be there.
The trooper followed the teen into the back yard because he was said to look suspicious. Ms. Rodeman is demanding answers as she believes her son was racially profiled.
She says that she along with her son and his girlfriend are traumatized.
Jack remains incrassated in a juvenile detention center for resisting arrest and for marijuana possession.