Archive for the 'China' Category

AUSTRALIA – Man arrested for importing 6,000 weapons, including [generic not TASER Inc.] Tasers disguised as iPhones (2014-05-01)

Posted on May 1 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Generic tasers, most imported from China, are widely used by criminals. A Police officer syas: “We’re seeing a recurrence of those weapons on the streets most recently…They’ve been around for a long time internationally and in different disguises” … ]] ABC – Australia More than 6,000 illegal weapons have been seized at […]

USA – Language barrier may be to blame for Nashua, New Hampshire Taser incident (2012-12-12)

Posted on December 12 2012 by admin

  [[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “Police taser Chinese woman buying i-phone” is a story that went viral fast, particularly since it was caught on CCTV. The truth is more disturbing and concerns police insensitivity to people’s language problems. As this article points it out: 44-year-old Xiaojie Li went to a n Apple store to buy phones […]

USA – Florida: No justice for woman tasered to brain death (2012-02-23)

Posted on February 23 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Strangely published in the «China Daily» – which does not carry taser stories as a rule – we learn that a Florida police officer who tasered a 20-year-old US woman until she was brain dead has been cleared of wrongdoing. After she was tasered in the back she spun, fell backwards, and […]

USA – Police brutality sparks public outrage in U.S. [Chinese report] (2011-08-07)[

Posted on August 7 2011 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : A Chinese news agency report describes: “Hundreds of people gathered Saturday in front of the police department in Fullerton city, some 48 km southeast of Los Angeles, to protest against police brutality that claimed the life of a schizophrenic man.” … following the use of a taser, apprently to beat […]

CHINA – Nine models of stun gun for purchase on the security weapons market 2011-02-05 (date downloaded)

Posted on February 5 2011 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This is an example of shock-guns available to individual (“for self defence use”) and institutional purchasers from a number of Chinese, Korean and Taiwanese manufacturers. (The term “taser” is not used and the varied appearance does not indicate their power.]] Wenzhou Jinniu Alarm Device Co., Ltd Stun Gun (JN-903) Stun […]

USA – Tasers and stun gun sales: imports to the United States (2010-06-23)

Posted on June 6 2010 by admin

[[GlobalShock: This post provides, we believe, information that can only be interpreted as the sources of manufactured parts for taser products, since there is no indication the China, the principal importer into the United States – “US$705,765 (50.4% of total sales)” in April 2010 – has purchased tasers from TASER Inc. It is logical to […]