Oregon State Police Taser Autistic Child Found Wandering Naked

Information Liberation – by Adan Salazar

When police found a confused and naked 11-year-old girl wandering a stretch of highway along the I-5 corridor in Oregon, they didn’t exactly offer her a ride home. Instead the responding officer determined the best course of action would be to Taser her.

This past Sunday morning, cab driver Adam Bednar was aghast when he came upon the adolescent walking down the highway seemingly confused. She was nude and threw Bednar a smile, indicating she wasn’t fully aware of where she was or what she was doing.

“I thought she was drugged. I thought she was on bath salts, too much meth, something,” said Bednar.

“Bednar says he drove alongside her while he called police,” KDRV.com reported. “He says the trooper who arrived called for her to stop, and when she didn’t respond threatened twice to taze her.”

According to the girl’s father, who has contacted Infowars.com, the girl was autistic and didn’t respond to officers due to her ailment. “After giving no response, two little red dots appeared on her back, then metal barbs,” KDRV wrote.

“She seized up, then she just fell face first on the ground,” Bednar described. “Just face first on the ground.”

Adding insult to injury, Oregon State Police officials initially defended the officer’s reaction saying Tasering the 11-year-old girl was necessary to prevent her from wandering further down the road “and putting herself in danger.”

But Bednar says that explanation doesn’t hold up. “She wasn’t going off the road, she was set on walking down the freeway,” Bednar told KDRV. “And I think that, had [the trooper] waited for back up, they could have gotten her without the Taser.”

The girl’s father also took issue with KDRV’s reportage, which frequently referred to the girl as a “young woman,” a “woman” and a “juvenile.” The report also neglected to give her age.

“They keep calling her a ‘woman’ …she is 11 years old. Since when is an 11-year-old kid with the mind of a 3-year-old a ‘woman’?” the girl’s father, who listens to Infowars, told us. “She is very gentle and non combative. If the police cannot apprehend a child who is cooperative without Tasing then what would be the alternative? Shooting her?”

Fortunately, police were gracious enough not to charge the girl or her family with a crime.

As we have detailed numerous times, Tasers are designed to be used only in emergency situations, as a last resort before lethal force; however, police frequently employ the sometimes deadly devices to force compliance.

KDRV’s account of the event also highlights the incestuous relationship between media and police. Instead of questioning authorities and pressing officers on why they would Tase an 11-year-old, the compliant reporters attempt to convince viewers they’re remaining objective and presenting all the facts.

As her father mentioned, the reporters also intentionally misled viewers over the girl’s age, referring to her as a “woman.”


6 thoughts on “Oregon State Police Taser Autistic Child Found Wandering Naked

  1. The policemen involved in this case are useless to humanity or anything else. No one will miss them.

  2. This is a result of their “specialized training”. A normal person would of just grabbed her by the hand.

  3. This was an atrocity committed against a harmless civilian by a brutal police officer. I have found it useful in thinking about this to have just finished reading chapter five, The Enemy Within, in Karl Marlantes’ book _What It Is Like to Go to War_, in which he discusses atrocities. Here is an important quote from the chapter:

    “I have come to understand that there are three basic categories or types of atrocity, and almost all atrocities will be one or a combination of these three. There is what I call the “white heat” atrocity, where logic reigns supreme with no feeling or empathy. There is the “red heat” atrocity, where just the opposite happens and emotion, usually rage, rules to the exclusion of all logic and rationality. Finally, there is the atrocity of the fallen standard, where there is a large gap between what is spoken of as a behavioral standard by society back home and what the immediate society in-country actually expects.”

    This atrocity looks like a combination of types one and three: the officer was being so logical that he tazered the girl without a flicker of empathy, and the officer, his department, and our society have sunk so low into a wartime mentality that his behavior seemed okay.

    The most charitable excuse I can think of for his behavior is that like most adult men in our society, he is terrified of being charged with inappropriately touching a minor female, especially a nude one. That tazering this poor child seemed the best thing to do, rather than assuming an emergency exception could be made in this case, says that this officer is incapable of thinking on his feet. If he didn’t have a blanket in the trunk of his cruiser that he could have thrown over her, this “emergency services provider” isn’t as well prepared for emergencies as I am.

    This happened only fifty miles from me — I was driving in this monster’s beat today. I plan on calling the governor’s office on Monday and demanding his firing. He is a menace to society.

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