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Memo to Portland cops: Tasers and gasoline don't mix

Despite the bizarre attempt of the Australian police to blame the victim - and his own participating in covering himself with gasoline - here's another item to add to the list of Situations In Which Portland Police Should Not Use Tasers:

-When the person you are considering Tasering is covered in gasoline.

Let's hope they include that in their training. Because, apparently, police officers don't intuitively know that when you put a sparking device near gasoline, it might just ignite.

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