Archive for the 'Poland' Category

POLAND – Policja porazi prądem. Uliczne patrole dostaną tasery [Police gets shocks. Street patrols will get Tasers] (2013-01-18)

Posted on January 18 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : (Revised google-translation from Polish; the original text appears below the translation, in italics.) Currently, it seems, Central Bureau of Investigation and anti-terrorist police have access to tasers (???). Tenders are out for more tasers. Soon there will be a rollout of 600 tasers with cameras to police patrolling in zones where […]

POLAND – Poland’s addiction to tasers (2011-07-21)

Posted on July 21 2012 by admin

[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: (Note to readers: We do not have independent confirmation of this information.) “Are we safer or, quite to the contrary, more threatened by this internal army?” wonders the Warsaw daily, stressing the fact that no other EU country has such liberal laws concerning the use of tasers as Poland, and there will […]

CANADA – Polish Embassy disappointed Mounties not charged in Dziekanski’s death (2011-05-07)

Posted on May 7 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “Polish Embassy officials said they’re disappointed that criminal charges aren’t recommended against the four police officers involved in the Taser-related death of Robert Dziekanski.” Instead of this they are being charged with perjury… ]] Vancouver Sun, by Andrea Woo and Kelly Sinoski VANCOUVER — Polish Embassy officials said they’re disappointed that criminal […]

POLAND – Shockwaves sent through parliament as guards to carry Tasers (2011-02-10)

Posted on February 10 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Poland has until now seemingly been “taser-free” – the Government is proposing its adoption by Parliament Security Services. A Polish opposition MP says: “I think that instead of electro-shockers a little goodwill is entirely sufficient,” adding that there have been cases of misuse of Tasers which have ended in death. – Polish […]