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CANADA – Hamilton Police find cash for Tasers [from pension fund], board expected to approve (2013-11-11)

Posted on November 11 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The eHamilton police chief says tasers should be adopted “for public safety, safety of our officers and the opportunity to reduce the escalation of violence.” This will be paid for by a surplus from the municipal employees’ pension fund (according to a 1996 agreement that this could only be used for “officer […]

NEW ZEALAND – Taser investment stuns MP (2009-01-01)

Posted on January 1 2009 by admin

Government employees” Pension Fund has a $780,000 investment in Taser International. The Green Party MP said yesterday he had been “amazed” by his discovery. “Such disinvestment would be consistent with the fund’s earlier decision to quit its tobacco company shares.”