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.

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