Topeka (WIBW) - A teenager faces a charge of battering a law enforcement officer following an incident that ended with him being tased.
It happened Monday at Capital City School.
Topeka police say a student was being suspended for violating school rules.
The say as a Topeka police officer started to handcuff him, he attacked a school police officer, hitting him several times.
The TPD officer drew his taser, warned the student, then deployed it.
Officials say that tasers are not a weapon of first resort. They use the device only if they cannot get a suspect to comply voluntarily.
The student was checked out at a hospital at his mother's request, and is fine.
The encounter can be reviewed. Officials say tasers used in the schools are equipped with recording devices.