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A suburban Detroit police department has fired an officer after he was charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Sergeant Ronald Buckley and two paramedics were charged Thursday in the death of William Marshall.

Westland police accused in second tasing incident

Sep 21, 2018
Catherine Shaffer

Another complaint has been made against the Westland Police Department for excessive use of force involving a taser. Westland Police are already investigating the use of a taser on a man holding an infant. Now another man, Jerry Shingles, says he was tased when police came to his house at 2:30 in the morning looking for his father, Jerry Dickinson.

Viral video sparks protest against Westland police

Aug 24, 2018
Catherine Shaffer

A video that appears to show a man holding a baby being tased by Westland police went viral, triggering protests Friday afternoon.

Police do not dispute that Raymurez Brown was holding his two month old son when he was tased by one of their officers.