Florida Highway Trooper Daniel Cole
Seminole, Florida - Cheryl Maudsley goes to bed each night and wakes up each morning with one vision in mind - her beautiful daughter's face, Danielle.
Danielle, known as Danie to her family and friends, was shot with a tazer back in September 2011 by Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel Cole. The 19-year-old woman fell to the ground and hit her head on the cement.
That one moment, captured on the trooper's dashcam video, changed Danielle's life forever.
Photo Gallery: Dash cam images of woman's Tazing
Her brain went without oxygen, her mother says, for what "seemed like an eternity" - 20 to 30 minutes.
Danielle, who had a suspended driver's licence, was arrested earlier that day for allegedly leaving the scene of two traffic accidents.
Sources say at the time of the tazing, she tried to escape. Trooper Cole claims he was worried she would be hit by a car as she ran in the direction of US Highway 19.
That's why he says he reached for his tazer. He says he feared he would hurt her if he tackled her to the ground.
When asked if he would have done anything differently, he said, "No, I would not have."
Meanwhile, Cheryl's heart remains broken, along with her spirit. When she watches the dashcam video from that fateful day, she cries and cringes.
"I think of that every single day and I wonder and it's not just that he could have reached her. She was right there. There's so many other things he could have done. She was a scared little girl- that's all she was."
It's a moment in time that Cheryl Maudsley replays over and over and over again. It is certainly video too painful to remember, but impossible to forget.
Danielle was unarmed that day and handcuffed.
Cheryl admits, "God forgive me, why he stood there scratching his head and did not respond immediately is heartwrenching because she had 20 to 30 minutes without oxygen to her brain."
This unforgettable moment has left Danielle with a lifetime of pain - the young woman, now 21, can't talk, walk or see. She has a feeding tube, a breathing tube and she wears a diaper.
Two pieces of her skull are still missing, removed to release the pressure on her brain.
Cheryl stays by her daughter's side constantly at an Orlando rehab center, and this caring mother can't help but wonder she says, why this trooper still has a job?
It is a question Cheryl asks in the wake of a cemetery shooting in Pinellas Park where Trooper Cole shot at an innocent cemetery owner 19 times.
Sgt Steve Gaskins says, "The Florida Department of Law Enforcement conducted an independent review. FDLE's investigation found the trooper's actions were legal and within the scope of his duties."
Cheryl counters, "It's devastating, it's horrible and to see these things keep going on. I don't understand it. I feel for anyone that has come into contact with him in a bad way, in any way."
She adds, "You have good police officers who put their lives on the line every day. And then you have someone who doesn't value a human life."
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Cheryl says her daughter was only 93 pounds at the time, and doesn't understand why the tall, stocky veteran trooper weighing 267 pounds couldn't have just grabbed her daughter.
The only thing Cheryl can do now, she tells 10 News, is pray for her child. She also prays for cemetery owner Clifford Work, who suffered an injury to the leg after Trooper Cole shot at him 19 times.
As for her daughter Danielle, Cheryl told 10 News, "Could you imagine being in a body that you can not talk, you can not move, you can not do anything but lay there? This kills me; this is my child. This is my life. I gave birth to her. I have 20 years with her. She has to be heard. She deserves to be heard."
FHP will not offer any comment on the recently released video of the cemetery shooting captured on dashcam video.
Meanwhile, Trooper Cole is back on the job. A friend of his called 10 News after the story aired and said, "Dan is a good guy. He feared for his life that day. You don't know what it's like to feel in fear of your life. He did what he had to do."