Joey Coleman: Dogs and Tasers used to break up student party

Dogs and Tasers used to break up student party

Police in Middletown, Conn. used dogs and tasers to break up an year-end party involving Wesleyan University students.

Alison Go at USNewssummarizes the story. She notes reports that a student was sent to hospital for treatment of multiple dog bites. The students are accusing the police of using excessive force.

I agree with the students. There is no need for the use of tasers and attack dogs to disperse a crowd of students. The use of tasers and attack dogs in a crowd control situation by police shows very poor judgement and a lack of training. Senior officers in the force should be held accountable for that.