Archive for the 'Antigua' Category

CANADA – Edmonton – Petition: “Canadian Police: Don’t Tase First, Ask Questions Later!” (2013-08-05)

Posted on August 5 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : The text (and URL) of a petition cslling forAlberta province-wide regulations on stun guns, following the death of Marc-André Fontaine who was tasered the died on 2 August 2013 in Leduc, Alberta. As of late August the petition had collected 5,000 signatures.]] Following the “Susan V.” In 2007, Canadian police officers faced […]

USA – Oak Lawn, Illinois: Taser Has No Effect on Fleeing Shoplifter, Cops Say (2013-01-17)

Posted on January 17 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Another case of the taser not working: Limmie E. Varner, 46 was running away from a grocery store with stolen alcohol, police said. They shot multiple taser prongs but the taser prongs had no effect, reports said. The prongs stuck to his multiple layers of clothing but did not have contact with […]

ANTIGUA – Ashland City, Tennessee, native takes part in military training [tasers used in joint US-Caribbean military exercise] (2011-03-15)

Posted on March 15 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Through a local Tennessee paper, we hear of a joint-exercise involving in Antigua: Exercise Tradewinds 2011, involving US Marines and Caribbean forces in which taser volunteering is part of the action. An ideal opportunity to “pass the taser message along”? Not easy to see the relevance of tasers in ” the need […]