Archive for the 'Citizen forum on tasers' Category

USA – Springfield, Maryland: Forum considers Taser use (2012-02-02)

Posted on March 2 2011 by admin

[[GlobalShock: A brief article to suggest how local grups might generate interest and concern (and mobilizatyion) around tasers: a HighSchool teacher holds an open forum (Why not invite the police?), worried about citizens providing private funding for tasers]], By PAT CAHILL Springfield, Maryland … SOUTH HADLEY – Pros and cons of Taser use […]

CANADA – TASER Inc: Shocking spin: PR session hosted by cop board pumps “life-giving” nature of volt gun (2008-01-04)

Posted on January 4 2008 by admin

 [[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Taser International founder Thomas Smith adressed the public at Toronto police headquarters on College on January 17. In this consciously cynical report of TASER International’s presentation, we are told: “We were taught electricity is bad,” said TASER founder Tom Smith. “Don’t put your finger in the socket. But really, electricity is life.” […]