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Queensland police aim taser at tattooed Victorian man

A Victorian tourist has posted a video online allegedly showing a Gold Coast police officer aiming a Taser at her boyfriend.

The clip was posted on Facebook on Monday and appears to show the moment a female officer prepares to discharge her Taser at a heavily tattooed man.

‘We have legislation down here, if we identify a potential member of a criminal motorcycle gang we have the power to stop, detain and search you,’ the officer says in the footage, which had been watched 1.3 million times on Tuesday.

Neil Mitchell: That’s the way they deal with them up north…

Just drove out of Gold Coast airport, I have no club gear on at all they simply seen me and my partner Hayley at a red light noticed a 13 tattooed on my neck and pulled us over made us get out of car.. I was strip searched on the side of a major freeway by four officers and told to get on the ground? Pfft what a joke welcome to QLD Ay as soon as We got pulled over I started recording because I have been advised to from lawyer in case something like this may happen ..the other female officer tells me I can’t film grabs me on the throat then pulls a taser on me ? For what executing my rights ? After they worked out who I was after checking my ID searching the car and all that the female officer in charge ses to me we will make a deal with you! You delete that footage or else we will confiscate yours and your girlfriends phone for 28days so I unlocked my phone and the female officer in charge deleted the footage! …Well lucky my phone saves deleted photos and videos so everyone feel free to share this this is fkd up what a good start to our holiday str8 from airport and into our rental car what a joke..WE ALL HAVE RIGHTS! DONT LET THEM TAKE THEM AWAY!..

Posted by Hayley Van Hostauyen on Monday, October 26, 2015

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