Alabama band director tased by police for not stopping his students’ performance


Johnny Mims, 39, says he is still recovering physically after he was tased by police in Birmingham, Ala. He said he continues to be haunted by the incident.

Johnny Mims and his school band were wrapping up their last song when Birmingham police insisted the performance stop immediately. The confrontation ended with Mims tased in front of his students.

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