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Recently, we brought you a story about Darien Long, a security guard in who is tasked with keeping a popular Atlanta mall safe- which often times means standing up to drug dealers and unruly patrons. The video has since gone viral, which prompted a Crowdtilt fund, a place where people can donate money to Darren so he can get better equipment.

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Darien Long, also known as "Kickass Mall Cop" by his supporters, has been let go from his job as a security guard at a mall in Atlanta, Georgia. This came after a video of Long using a taser on a woman went viral. Long told RightThisMinute he has tried hard to make the mall a safer place and feels tasers are necessary. Now, he fears that in his absence, crime will return to the mall. UPDATE: Darien Long has been arrested for battery. View Now
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Mall Security Guard Darien Long has been arrested and booked for battery in Atlanta. We were one of the first to show you this video of Long using a taser gun on a woman at the Metro Mall in Atlanta last year. The video went viral and Long became something of an internet hero. Just two days ago, we showed you yet another taser incident at the mall…this one from February. We skyped with Long and he told us that mall management was letting him go as of March 31st. According to reports, he allegedly tackled someone at the mall Thursday night and that's when he was arrested. This is Long's mug shot taken when he was booked at the Fulton County Jail. Bond was set at $2,000. See the latest update! View Now

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