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Gresham Officer Cleared In Use Of Force

(Gresham, OR) -- A Gresham Police officer's use of a taser on a homeless man has been determined to be justified. On March 9th, a member of the City's homeless services team responded to a report of a homeless person in need of support. The city employee called police when the man allegedly tried to assault them. When officers tried to arrest the man, he resisted and tried to assault the officers. They used a taser to take the man into custody. A Use-of-Force review found use of the taser was justified and there was no violation of policy or law.

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