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USA – Hindsight 2011 – Two seasoned police vets share their perspective on the year [Reaching for the taser too quickly] (2011-12-12)

Posted on December 12 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Two “seasoned”- read “older-generation” police officers discuss 2011 in this online police news-service. While acknowledging the value of tasers, one officer says: “ The introduction of the Taser is a great step forward, however with its issue, I see officers reaching for the Taser way too quickly. We have lost our ability […]

USA – [PoliceOne website:] Are TASERs ‘overused’ or just plain used? (2011-11-28)

Posted on November 28 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Detractors of tasers – we read on this police news site, with close links to TASER Inc. – often complain about its “so-called overuse”. This can only be determined by highly-skilled personnel (i.e., police) “incident recordings on a case-by-case basis” ùnd then you find “…in nearly all — if not all […]