FHP trooper cleared in use of Taser
One day last September, Danielle Maudsley, clad in handcuffs, bolted out the door of a Florida Highway Patrol substation after she had been arrested in a hit-and-run case. A dashboard video camera in a patrol cruiser in the parking lot captured Trooper Daniel Cole chasing her. Cole was only a few feet behind her when he pulled out his Taser and fired its electric probes into her back. Maudsley spun, fell backward and smacked her head on the asphalt parking lot. She laid there, bleeding and crying as Cole stood over her. Then she went unconscious.