Archive for the 'DOMILL (UK)' Category

UK – Cumbria: Expert backs Taser safety record at Barrow dad’s inquest (2013-01-29)

Posted on January 29 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENT: Experts testify that the taser is “remarkably safe” – after dale Burns was tasered 4 times, then driven in the back of a police van to hospital where he went into cardiac arrest and died. “little evidence of a direct link between cardiac problems and Tasers” says top British expert on less-lethal […]

UK – Home Secretary’s Statement on TASERs for All Response Police (2008-11-28)

Posted on November 28 2008 by admin

Home Secretary’s Statement on TASERs for All Response Police The full text of the Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith’s statement announcing funding for all UK response police to be armed with TASERs is reproduced below: Each day police officers put themselves in danger to protect the public, so I am committed to providing the police with […]

UK – Now police are told they can use Taser guns on children (2007-09-02)

Posted on September 2 2007 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Police have been given the go-ahead to use Taser stun guns against children. The relaxing of restrictions on the use of the weapons comes despite warnings that they could trigger a heart attack in youngsters. Until now, Tasers – which emit a 50,000-volt electric shock – have been used only by specialist […]

UK – Taser Inc. reports: “United Kingdom Home Office Approves Use of TASER X26″ (2005-03-24)

Posted on March 14 2005 by admin

This is the corporate version of UK adoption of tasers SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -…. – Approval Based on Computer Modeling and Independent Medical Testing, Results Corroborate Safety Margins as Published in PACE Supplement TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq: TASR), a market leader in advanced non-lethal devices announced today that the Home Office released a […]