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ACT Policing officers accused of 'brutality' after Mason Craig Tasered

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By Blake Foden, and Peter Brewer
July 13 2021 - 6:30pm

A police officer who chased down and Tasered a clubgoer has defended his actions, saying he deployed the weapon because he feared the man he repeatedly called "f---head" was going to "bash my head in".

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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Peter Brewer

Reporter

Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au

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