Archive for the 'Airport security' Category

RUSSIA – Police to Wield Powerful Electric Stun Devices [not TASER Inc. equipment] (2013-01-29)

Posted on January 29 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENT: The Interior Ministry is planning to spend 60 million rubles ($2,000,000) – about $400 a unit – to buy 7,000 AIR-107U electric-shock batons, which will be issued to police officers for self-defense and for use during football matches or mass protests. We read rather illogically: “It makes no sense to issue firearms […]

AUSTRALIA – Flight delayed as taser gun falls out of overhead locker (2012-02-10)

Posted on February 10 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Yet another dangerous element of the taser: The”plastic” taser does not show up clearly in security scanning equipment, at airports or eslewhere. Little surprise that it could be taken aboard a Melbourne-bound flight.]]. AOLNews, by Ruth Doherty, Feb 10, 2012 A Virgin Australia flight was delayed in Melbourne when a taser gun […]