U.S. police officer uses 50,000 volt Taser gun to subdue 10-year-old girl

Looking forward to feeling saver with policemen all having tasers? A police officer who attempted to calm down a 10-year-old girl during a row with her mother used a Taser gun to subdue her. The victim’s father has accused police of treating his daughter like ‘a dog’. He claims the police should have been able […]

Shooting second incident where taser unavailable

No, no government would ever tell the police to shoot a member of the public to make a point. Now, that would be a conspiracy theory. And the idea that the police would shoot a prominent and successful Maori to make a point in favour of giving the taser to you average police thug is […]

Idaho man sodomized by police Taser plans to sue

Another pleasant way to pass the time if you are a police bully with a tool that doesn’t leave any marks and you have a predilection for homo-erotic sadism. A Boise, Idaho, police officer who pushed a Taser inside a man’s buttocks and threatened to “Taser his balls” violated use-of-force policy, but didn’t break the […]

The Taser Myth: How Does a ‘Non-Lethal Weapon’ Kill 400 People?

On Sept. 24, in Brooklyn, N.Y., a 35-year-old man named Iman Morales fell to his death after a 22-minute standoff with New York Police. Morales, who was described as “emotionally disturbed,” had climbed onto the fire escape of a building in Bedford-Stuyvesant, naked and waving a metal pole. Unable to talk him down, one officer, […]

Police taser man in diabetic shock

Yep, tasers are a really good idea. Luckily for a driver who went into severe diabetic shock last month in Oklahoma, police arrived on the scene and called in an ambulance. But not before they tasered and handcuffed him. The 53-year-old diabetic man was tasered by police after they suspected him of being under the […]

Statesville suspect dies after Taser hits in jail

I’m sure he was not a nice man but these tasers eh, I thought they couldn’t kill. A Statesville man died after being shocked multiple times by Tasers at the Iredell County jail over the weekend, sources say. Anthony Davidson, 29, was unresponsive when he was taken to Iredell Memorial Hospital Saturday afternoon. He was […]

Cardiologist, heart surgeon tell Taser inquiry weapon can cause cardiac arrest

VANCOUVER — Two heart specialists told an inquiry into the use of Tasers on Tuesday that a jolt from the weapons can “almost certainly” cause heart problems and possibly even sudden cardiac arrest. And a senior police officer who trains others on how to use the Taser said his training from the company that manufactures […]

Taser jolt can cause fatal heart rhythm, probe told

VANCOUVER–The company that sells more conducted energy weapons to law enforcement than any other rushed to market with faulty safety and medical research, claims the head of a company that plans to market a device to compete with the Taser. Ken Stethem, founder and chairman of Ageis Industries, told the public inquiry into Taser use […]

Now police are told they can use Taser guns on children

Way to go in the UK. Taser children why don’t you. By JASON LEWIS – More by this author » Last updated at 15:27pm on 2nd September 2007 Police have been given the go-ahead to use Taser stun guns against children. The relaxing of restrictions on the use of the weapons comes despite warnings that […]