Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Hero or Dangerous Vigilante? The Rise and Fall of ‘Kick Ass Mall Cop’

Is Darien Long, who rose to fame as the “Kick Ass Mall Cop” who Tased a mom in front of her kids, a trigger happy lunatic or the hero that Atlanta’s violent downtown needs?

VIDEO: Mall Security Guard Tases Belligerent Mom

Darien Long the Atlanta mall security guard whose video of an encounter with a violent angry woman went viral on the Internet recently has garnered such support that Redditor RyuKenya set up a fund to help him get more and better equipment to keep up the good work.