NAACP Opposes Use
Of Taser Gun
Photographs By John Murray
Connecticut NAACP President Scot X Esdaile addresses a media throng in front of the Waterbury Police Department, May 16th, to call for an investigation into the taser gun killing of Marcus Brown. Esdaile called the taser gun a “tool of torture”.
Esdaile called the taser incident unjustified. Marcus Brown, who weighed 125 pounds, was handcuffed in the backseat of a police cruiser when a Waterbury police officer stunned him with a taser gun, killing him.
Attorney Michael Jefferson was appointed by the CT NAACP to oversee the investigation. Community activist Jimmie Griffin is in the background.