Officer Fired After Tasering Teen for Fun at a Birthday Party

Davis told police that several underage people had been playing beer pong at the party and that he and up to 15 others slept over at NeSmith's house that night.

NeSmith told police, according to the report, that he had not met Davis before the party. Davis' mother told police that she was initially mad about the incident, but later calmed down.

"She did not want the officer to lose his job," the report read, "and knew he would receive punishment."

While most police departments defend the use of Tasers and say they are used safely and appropriately all the time, their use has sparked controversy for years.

A Chicago man died Saturday after being Tasered by police. Officials said it appeared the man had been drinking and may have ingested narcotics an autopsy to determine exactly how the man died is pending. Last month, a New York Police Department officer used a Taser to subdue a naked man perched on a building ledge. The man fell headfirst to his death . The police lieutenant who ordered the Tasering shot and killed himself days later.

The Associated Press reports contributed to this story.

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