Chicago PD Taser 8-Month Pregnant Black Woman Over Parking Ticket

According to CBS Chicago, Chicago Police tasered an 8-month pregnant Black woman during a ticket dispute in a Walgreens parking lot.  Thirty-year-old Tiffany Rent  said she parked temporarily in a handicap spot, and angrily tore up the ticket police served her before she was tased.  Then, Rent says, an officer told her “to go get Jesse Jackson.” CBS Chicago says the Chicago PD and Independent Police Review Authority are investiagting 'the incident.'

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AlterNet / By Kristen Gwynne

Posted at June 8, 2012, 6:47am

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