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CANADA / QUEBEC – Un coroner réclame plus de pistolets électriques pour les policiers [Coroner calls for arming more police with tasers] (2014-02-06)

Posted on February 6 2014 by admin

[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Quebec coroner Dr Jean Brochu hascommented on tasers, following his inquiry into the shooting death of Mario Hamel and an innocent bystander in 2011. Now he calls for more police to be armed with tasers and more tasers rolled out – while also calling for more training of police for handling the […]

CANADA / QUEBEC – La police de Montréal intervient avec un pistolet électrique (2011-07-12)

Posted on October 7 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Montreal Police used a taser yesterday to control a 22-yr-old.  suspect said to be brandishing a knife in Saint-Laurent in northern Montreal. Last week the SPVM  goit permission to increase their stock of tasers to 57. Police in Toronto currently have 700 tasers, Calgary 468 and Vancouver 200. The Ligue des Noirs […]