Archive for the 'TASER Cordless' Category

USA – Video, High Tech Taser Rifle being used in Polk County, Florida (2011-05-09)

Posted on May 10 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Looking like “something out of a James Bond movie.”, a local Florida police unit shows of its wireless XREP (Extended Range Electronic Projectile) fired from a 12-guage shot-gun 100 metres away from the victim and more painful, it seems than the X26 $100 cartridges. “John Angleton is the taser coordinator for the […]

USA – New High Tech Taser [XREP] being used in Polk County, Florida (2011-05-04)

Posted on May 5 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “Polk County Sheriff’s Office is one of only about two dozen law enforcement agencies in Florida using the powerful new TASER Extended Range Electronic Projectile (XREP): a wireless taser for firing from 100 metres.” The example of “saving lives” may look convincing, but there was no question of negotiating with the suspect: […]

USA – Albina Ministerial Alliance urges city to delay buying Portland (Oregon) police new Tasers (2011-04-09)

Posted on April 8 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: An ecumenical coalition opposes new Taser purchases – for the XREP cordless taser: “The Albina Ministerial Alliance for Justice and Police Reform this week sent a letter to Portland’s mayor and chief of police, urging the police bureau to delay its plans to buy more powerful, shoulder-fired Tasers in light of recent […]

USA – Columbus, Ohio: New X12 Taser can strike suspect 100 feet away. Weapon shoots cartridge that delivers shock (2011-03-27)

Posted on March 27 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This post is extremely disturbing, recalling the original hype that surrounded the adoption of the M24 and X26. It is likely to be widely picked up on police web-sites and by TASER Inc. “It’s incredibly accurate,” said Sgt. Matt Weekley of the new Taser X12, a shotgun that shoots cordless taser cartridges […]