10 Iowans compete to be shocked with Taser at high school football game

10 Iowans compete to be shocked with Taser at high school football game
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to raise money! Officers and
deputies in a Central Iowa
county are raising some eyebrows
over their fundraiser! KCCI’s Chris Gothner tells us
why – 10 people are actually
competing to be hit with a
Taser.  
 
 
 

But Greene County High School principal Brian Phillips might
not be able to say that come
next month…He’s one of 10
volunteers competing to be
shocked — in front of the crowd
at the school’s September 13th football game!
The electrified fundraiser goes
toward the Greene County Peace
Officers Association’s community
enrichment programs.Jefferson police Captain
Heath Enns says while so far the
organization has raised nearly
$600 — some in the community
have expressed concerns.But he says while being
zapped isn’t enjoyable…….adverse
effects are uncommon… and
participants have to sign a
waiver from Taser manufacturer
Axon.So the
unconventional halftime show —
is set to go on as scheduled.In Jefferson
Chris Gothner KCCI 8 News Iowa’s
News Leader.  
 
 
 
Right now – Principal Phillips
is in 2nd place – behind the
local newspaper editor. Police
wanted to hold a National Night Out – but they were short of
funds. They are hoping the
money they raise from this – can
help them hold one next year.

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