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Cops Taser man as he suffers seizure in entrance of his horrified fiancé

Shocking video reveals the second an epilepsy sufferer is Tasered whereas having a seizure in entrance of his horrified fiancé – with cops later handcuffing him as he lies in his hospital mattress.

Bruce Frankel, 61, has sued police after a cop shocked and cuffed him, claiming he was resisting arrest – all whereas the San Anselmo resident was affected by a grand mal seizure.

His swimsuit alleges battery, false arrest and defamation, in accordance with KTVU, and means that police constructed up a cover-up story by falsely arresting him on bogus fees to justify what he describes as their use of extreme power. 

The distressing occasions started when the monetary advisor’s fiancé Alice known as 911 at 2.51am on August 29, 2022, reportedly saying her husband was not respiratory. 

She anticipated EMTs to reach, however it was cops who made it to the scene first, with their bodycams recording the entire encounter between Mr Frankel and police officer Kevin Sinnott, as Alice is seen watching on helplessly within the background.

Bruce Frankel, 61, has sued police after a cop stunned and cuffed him at his home in 2022

Bruce Frankel, 61, has sued police after a cop shocked and cuffed him at his house in 2022

Frankel is seen on police bodycam footage expressing disbelief at being cuffed in his hospital bed

Frankel is seen on police bodycam footage expressing disbelief at being cuffed in his hospital mattress

Bruce Frankel, 61, and his wife Alice, have spoken out about his experience in August 2022

Bruce Frankel, 61, and his spouse Alice, have spoken out about his expertise in August 2022

Bodycam footage reveals Mr Frankel’s son opening the door for Sinnott, who then goes into the person’s bed room. 

Mr Frankel was rising from his seizure when he’s seen standing semi-naked, in simply his underwear, within the footage. He is seen stumbling about after which falls on the mattress.

Sinnott wrongly assessed that Mr Frankel was drunk shortly after getting into the room, with officers reportedly saying he confirmed signs that ‘mimicked somebody below the affect. He was irrational, unstable, and violent.’

But Frankel seems helpless as officers are available and go straight over to him, with out asking his associate what was happening, it’s alleged. 

‘If the police had simply requested [my wife] Alice two questions, ‘What’s happening?’ and ‘Has this occurred earlier than?’ We would not be right here right this moment,’ Frankel advised KTVU. ‘But that officer didn’t try this in any respect. He assumed he knew what was happening and attacked me.’

Sinnott reportedly wrote in his police report that Mr Frankel had been actively resisting him for greater than two minutes throughout the encounter, and that he had used the Taser to get him to conform. 

The officer can also be stated to have claimed that he feared for his security and that he warned Frankel twice that he was going to Tase him. 

Mr Frankel is seen stumbling around his bedroom as police enter, with his wife appearing to support him

Mr Frankel is seen stumbling round his bed room as police enter, together with his spouse showing to help him

Officers are seen pinning down Mr Frankel during the encounter. One told him to 'stop fighting'

Officers are seen pinning down Mr Frankel throughout the encounter. One advised him to ‘cease preventing’

Sinnott seems to really feel threatened within the footage and tells Mr Frankel to ‘Stop resisting.’

‘Stop preventing. Get in your abdomen. I wish to allow you to. Stop preventing or you are going to get tased. Do you wish to get tased?’

Frankel tells him ‘go away me alone’ a quantity instances. He just isn’t seen actively pushing the officer at any level, however as a substitute seems to be making an attempt to get away from him.

‘Stop. Baby. They’re making an attempt that can assist you,’ Alice Frankel repeatedly tells her associate.

Frankel shouts and moans as he continues to protest his therapy, earlier than Sinnott pulls out his taser and shocks him within the again. 

The 61-year-old then falls to the bottom and hits his head on some furnishings. 

Minutes later, at 3.03am, extra cops present up and three EMTs, who assist with handcuffing Frankel and elevate him onto the mattress. 

In his police report, Sinnott reportedly wrote that Frankel pushed his spouse throughout the incident, although no such push may be seen on digicam.

Frankel’s legal professionals say that the allegations are a part of a cover-up, and allege that Sinnott ‘submitted a false assertion to the Marin County District Attorney within the hope that plaintiff could be charged with a severe crime he didn’t commit’.

Frankel reportedly spent over $10,000 on a prison protection legal professional to combat the costs, and finally the Marin County DA didn’t file any in opposition to him.

Police are stated to have barred Alice from going to hospital together with her associate, which means she was unable to elucidate the background of his situation, the swimsuit states.

‘The officers not solely disadvantaged plaintiff’s docs of related data; they crammed the vacuum with false data,’ it reportedly alleges. 

Mr Frankel looks exhausted in his hospital bed after being admitted on the night he was Tasered

Mr Frankel appears to be like exhausted in his hospital mattress after being admitted on the evening he was Tasered

He was later discharged from hospital and led out in handcuffs again, clearly distraught

He was later discharged from hospital and led out in handcuffs once more, clearly distraught

Frankel was given hospital clothes and positioned right into a room, the place separate police bodycam footage then reveals him being handcuffed to the mattress.

He seems sapped of power and expresses disbelief that he’s being cuffed once more.

They inform him ‘you’re below arrest for what occurred on the home’, to which he protests and asks how they will arrest somebody who ‘had no concept what they have been doing’. 

He was later discharged from hospital and led out in handcuffs once more, clearly distraught, regardless of a neurologist figuring out that he had suffered a grand mal seizure.

He was booked into the Marin County Jail. When he obtained out, he couldn’t bear in mind his spouse’s cellphone quantity, and allegedly needed to stroll in slippers half a mile to a fuel station, the place the staff helped him get a taxi house.

Police Chief Michael Norton advised KTVU that his division ‘regrets that Bruce Frankel has elected to pursue litigation in opposition to us for an alleged improper emergency medical response to him.’ 

Attorney Alison Berry Wilkinson, who represents 4 of the officers concerned, stated that an inner evaluate discovered their use of power justified.

‘The allegations within the lawsuit in opposition to these officers bear no semblance to actuality and are outrageous,’ she advised KTVU. 

‘The officers who arrived on-scene to assist in response to the medical name did a unprecedented job below very tough circumstances.’