Archive for the 'Police Executive Research Forum (PERF: USA)' Category

USA – Police-supply firms [among them TASER Inc.] give big to police museum project in D.C. (2011-11-14)

Posted on November 14 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS: TASER Inc. is only one of numerous corporations lining up to help pay for the planned $80 million National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington DC. Since it was authorized by Congress in 2000, the museum project has become the centerpiece of a lucrative relationship in which public safety companies have aligned themselves with […]

USA – Washington, DC: Police Executive Research Forum (PERC): “2011 Electronic Control Weapons Guidelines” (2011-04-22)

Posted on April 24 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: GlobalShock does not believe that new guide-lines are a panacea, but they can provide increased protection as long as the taser is in use.  The “PERF 2011 Guidelines” are, we believe ground-breaking,  from a widely-respected US forum (Police Executive Research Forum: PERF) – developed for and with the U.S. Department of Justice, […]

ANALYSIS / USA – Death by Taser – The Killer Alternative to Guns (2006-11-18)

Posted on November 18 2006 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Long touted as a safer alternative to handguns for law enforcement, tasers are potentially deadly weapons that have a growing history of abuse by police and security guards. This in-depth article – 3,800 words – was published shortly after an unwarranted and brutal taser attack on a UCLA student in the University […]