‘Get off me!’ Pregnant teen screams as she is tasered by police

by Ellen Killoran

NYPD is conducting an internal review

The New York Police department is reportedly reviewing an incident in which NYPD cops in the Bronx allegedly tasered a pregnant teen as she screamed.

The video was taken on a cell phone and first published on According to the Daily News, the teenager in the video is┬áDailene Rosario, who screams “get off me” as she struggles with police in a crowd that includes several uniformed cops.

The girl is heard saying “I’m pregnant” when someone closer to the camera repeats it: “She’s pregnant! She’s pregnant!”

The girl later descends to the floor, still screaming.

The incident reportedly began when police had responded to a medical call in an apartment building and found two men fighting in a hallway. One of them was the teen girl’s ex-boyfriend.

Rosario was reportedly charged with resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration and disorderly conduct, according to the Daily News.

According to WorldStarHipHop, she is 14 weeks pregnant.

A police spokesperson told the Daily News that NYPD is aware of the incident and conducting an internal review.


Photo: Screenshot/WorldStarHipHop

Ellen is a seasoned journalist and former media & entertainment reporter with a taste for true crime. Formerly a senior editor at IBTimes, her work has appeared in Forbes, Rolling Stone, Maxim, NYMag, Indiewire, and more. She co-produced the HBO documentary "Youth Knows No Pain" and appeared in a documentary series that aired alongside the Lifetime movie "Manson's Lost Girls."