From the “WTF is Wrong With People” files, we have a police report from Sheboygan, Wisconsin that accuses a father of child abuse because he placed a shock collar on his daughter’s neck.
The court documents attest that Zachary Kacmar’s wife called the police on September 10 to report the incident, which took place on August 30.
The child told investigators that her father put the dog’s shock collar around her neck, saying “let’s see if this fits.” Kacmar then pushed a button on the remote control, shocking his daughter. According to police, the girl understandably took the collar off and ran upstairs to tell her mother.
Kacmar’s wife took photographs of the injuries, but was reluctant to inform police because she didn’t want to get her husband in trouble. It was only after a conversation with their pastor that she changed her mind.
The mind-blowing thing is why he did it. Kacmar told police that his daughter wanted to know what it felt like when the dog got shocked, so he showed her. He added that he was surprised that it actually shocked her — which is to say, he was surprised it worked like it was designed to.
Kacmar also told investigators that it was a bad idea (in what region of the multiverse could that possible be a good idea?), but that he hadn’t thought the consequences of his actions through. The Sheboygan Press notes that, if convicted, he faces three years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines.
Source: WISN News