Bodycam Footage Of Man Tased In The Back Prompts $110k Settlement

Two black men being questioned by Aurora police who are responding to a weapons incident at a nearby apartment building. One of the men Darsean Kelley is seen and overheard on the video demanding to know why he’s being questioned. Police then discharge a taser into his back where he falls to the ground in agony.

The police department’s internal review board cleared the cops of any wrongdoing  concluding that the use of force “was reasonable, appropriate, and within policy. They claim that the case was settled for the reason that many cases are settled—to avoid the cost of prolonged litigation. That cost would have far exceeded the value of the settlement