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UCLA is policed by the UCPD who follow this taser policy: 301.24 PAIN COMPLIANCE TECHNIQUES (Metroblogging LA)

"We are Big Brother. Not the government or the police; American society - LOS ANGELES - is Big Brother. And to that, I say: so be it." (LACityNerd)

"The acting Chancellor of UCLA, Norman Abrams, an expert in anti-terrorist law, has, in a statement issued by the University, gone a long way towards justifying the repeated tasering of a student named Mostafa Tabatabainejad." (Martini Republic)

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"The cops threatened, on video, to taser innocent student bystanders who simply asked for the cops' name and badge numbers. The ACLU says that's an illegal assault." (AMERICAblog)

Latest UCLA taser conspiracy theory: UCPD saw video of hot chick purposefully getting tasered, got excited.

Previously on LAist:
- UCLA Students Demonstrate Against UCPD Taser Use
- UCLA Police Tasering Video of Student in Powell Library

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