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TASER Inc. – Program of the November 2011 IPICD Conference (2011-10-30 – download date)

Posted on October 30 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS: Welcome to pseudo-science in its zenith! To add excitement, “the 1st Annual IPICD ACE™ AWARDS that will be presented to law enforcement and/or correctional officer(s) who successfully handled an excited delirium and/or Agitated Chaotic Event™” (How do they manage to trademark this concept?) The is what is scheduled for the 6th annual Institute […]

TASER Inc.: “Electronic Control Device Research Index” (2011-04-26 – latest update)

Posted on May 24 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This is TASER Inc.’s list of scientific research conducted on tasers (known in academia as a “literature review”), a 24-page pdf document with references to 360 different studies. Those identified as “partial or full funded by TASER International” contain an annotation of “[[” (not very  visible). 78/360 (21%) are so designated, and […]

USA – TASER Inc.: The Institute for the Prevention of In-Custody Deaths, Inc. (IPICD) : History and General Information [in its own words] (2010-06-21)

Posted on February 12 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This is how the Institute for the Protection [sic] of In-Cusdtoy Deaths (IPICD) presents its historical root. Thnk-tank, Training Institute or Boot Camp? Academic / training conference by invitation only. Excited delirium: discovered in 1849! Lost until 1970s! Revived to fit a real need: explaining the deaths of suspects after they are […]