Police Officer Resigns After Allegedly Using Excessive Force

Driver involved in an accident was unresponsive due to a medical emergency when the officer used a Taser and pepper spray on him.
1:34 | 05/23/15

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And we move on to an encounter between a driver and police officers. One officer prodding him with the taser and pepper spray. But the driver was experiencing a medical emergency. And tonight, the police officer is off the force. David Kerley has the story. Can you see his other hand? Put your hands up right now. Reporter: A driver has already hit another car. Hands up both of them. Reporter: And knocked down a sign driving the wrong way on a fredericksburg, Virginia, street. Put both of your hands up right now. Reporter: But the driver is unresponsive. All three officers wearing body cameras. That third officer, Shaun Jurgens, moves in and fires a taser. I don't think it made a connection. Reporter: When the taser doesn't work, the officer uses pepper spray. Once they get him out and cuffed the driver's car rolls over his foot. Stop it. Reporter: Why no response from the driver? What are you on? Reporter: The driver was having a medical emergency and the officer who used the taser and spray has resigned from the police force, with the lead detective saying the officer's actions were not in compliance with department policy or training which requires officers to exercise appropriate restraint and good judgment in their dealings with citizens. Reporter: The driver's medical emergency wasn't discovered until he was at the hospital and he could still face charges. David Kerley, ABC news, Washington.

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