Al Gerhardstein is a featured attorney on the show Fault Lines which explores the risks posed by improper use of tasers. He is interviewed along with his clients on cases where he successfully represented victims and families of those harmed or killed after taser deployments. One police agency from Texas has already contacted Mr. Gerhardstein to learn more about ways to prevent taser abuse. Hopefully this show will help educate police and the public about the dangers of chest shots with tasers, as well as the dangers of extended trigger pulls “both of which put victims at extreme risk.
The New York Times has cataloged over 70 cases where suspects stated “I can’t breathe” before dying in police custody. One of the featured cases...
Al Gerhardstein and Iris Roley offer immediate actions to respond to the call for reform in Cincinnati. Gerhardstein said, “If we take these steps it is down payment on a more just City.”