Everybody makes mistakes.
But if you're lucky, your mistakes are more along the lines of "Oops, I accidentally poured too much milk into my cereal bowl" rather than "Oops! I just tased the wrong person!"
If you ever do accidentally tase the wrong person, though... First of all, what is your life? Secondly, there's only one correct way to respond to the situation. With cake!
Earlier this week, Oregon State Police responded to a domestic call within Umatilla County.
Pretty standard stuff.
But before long, things took quite a turn.
The male subject the police were responding to soon become belligerent. A scuffle ensued when a Trooper started to pat him down.
There was only one thing the cops could do.
The Deputy arrived on the scene and made the decision to tase the subject.
Again, nothing too out of the ordinary here.
Unfortunately, the Trooper who had been performing the pat down was still in contact with the subject.
In case you’re not aware of how tasers work, two prongs are deployed from the taser “gun.” A circuit is created between the two prongs and the gun itself, and the person the prongs hit gets an electric shock.
One of the prongs hit the subject...but the other one hit the Trooper. And since the Trooper was touching the subject, the circuit was completed and—
The Trooper was tased along with the subject. The Deputy felt bad at this turn of events, but he had the perfect response…