Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Taser tasered

  • Taser Trademark: Company Fights To Keep Journalists From Using Term 'Tasered'

    When University of Florida student Andrew Meyer shouted, "Don't Tase me, bro!" in a September 2007 confrontation with campus police, he never could have imagined the jolt he gave stun gun manufacturer Taser International. The expression instantly ...

  • Did Tasering cause LaPorte inmate's miscarriage?

    Investigators are reviewing video surveillance and questioning witnesses to determine if the Tasering was justified. A Taser is an electroshock device used to disrupt voluntary control of muscles. The 23-year-old pregnant inmate was involved in a ...

  • Tasers in the spotlight – comforting myths and shocking realities

    NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione Damning coronial findings and confronting media footage have put police use of Tasers in the spotlight. Last month, the NSW Coroner presented her findings into the death of 21 year-old Brazilian, Roberto…

  • More Plymouth police officers to be trained to use Tasers

    MORE Plymouth police officers are being trained to carry Tasers in future, including many who cover drinking hotspots, such as Mutley, North Hill and Union Street .

  • 2 of 3 Officers Off Hook in Tasering

    Two Albuquerque police officers involved in a May Tasering and beating incident are in the clear - criminally, at least. Officers Ronald Surran and Shad Solis will not be charged in the incident, according to local prosecutors.

  • O'Farrell backs Tasers for cops

    NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell says he backs the continued use of Tasers by police because they are less dangerous than guns.

  • Elderly "Deliveryman" Tasers Homeowner in Kidnapping Plot: Cops

    Elderly "Deliveryman" Tasers Homeowner in Kidnapping Plot: Cops. An elderly man who police say posed as a flower deliveryman and then tasered a homeowner appeared in court today. By David Chang. | Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 | Updated 5:32 PM EST ...

  • Security guard Tasered in daylight raid on Brentwood post office

    Sivasankari Sathiyamoorthy was in the shop serving customers when two members of the gang, wearing gloves, balaclavas and overalls, stormed in after the guard and attacked him with what she described as a high-voltage Taser stun gun. The assailant ...

  • LAPD officer Tasered woman in handcuffs, records show

    ... under scrutiny after one Tasered a handcuffed woman while joking with others at the scene, according to interviews and law enforcement records.

  • Recent arrest questions use of tasers by police

    UNDATED (CBS) - Lawyers and doctors have argued for years about the physical impact of tasers, the common name for those electronic control devices used by police.

  • Tasers are best option in police kit

    ABOUT 66% of respondents to our online poll believe that police were right to Taser a 19-year-old woman who was self-harming in Lismore.

  • Coroner to recommend more police Tasers: report

    MONTREAL - A Quebec coroner is to recommend Wednesday that Montreal police acquire more Tasers to use to subdue people in distress, La Presse reported Tuesday night.

  • Investigation continues into death of Vancouver man after Tasering

    VANCOUVER -- B.C.'s Independent Investigations Office is continuing its investigation into whether the Tasering of Vancouver resident Alton Bernard Cuyugan, 33, by police Tuesday had any role in his death.

  • Cops: Arizona woman Tasered, robbed victim for diamond ring

    An Arizona woman was arrested after allegedly Tasering a Chicago woman 15 times to help the victim's daughter rob her mother of a $40,000, 3.5-carat diamond engagement ring in October.

  • Protest over the use of tasers

    The protest came days after a video was released by the ABC's 7.30 Report program which showed a teenage boy being tasered by police officers at Crescent Head in 2011. The incident was one of those looked at during an inquiry into how tasers are used ...

  • Taser cops struck twice in the one night

    Man, 27, Tasered on same night as Roberto Curti; Marcello Jimenez victim of "unwarranted" Taser use; Two officers were involved in both incidents.

  • Colmar Manor police adding Tasers as enforcement option

    Colmar Manor police soon will add one more tool to protect themselves and others from noncompliant suspects. The Town Council unanimously approved the purchase of Tasers on Oct. 9, which will allow the town's officers to stun suspects and apprehend ...

  • Owen Courreges: Can we trust the NOPD with more Tasers?

    With this in mind, the federal consent decree requires that NOPD officers only use Tasers "when such force is necessary to protect the officer, the subject, or another party from physical harm, and other less intrusive means would be ineffective.

  • Lawyer slams police who tasered 14yo boy

    The ABC's 7.30 program has obtained footage of a 14-year-old boy being tasered by police in another case that raises questions about whether officers are adhering to operating procedures in their use of the devices.

  • New Tasers For Savannah-Chatham Police

    "A lot of officers that are having the tasers are carrying them on the street right now, their feeling is they see the suspect's eyes go down to their belt and see their taser and their whole demeanor changes," explains Gary Taylor, SCMPD Training ...

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