Archive for the 'Police required to carry tasers' Category

USA – Indianapolis, Indiana: Deputy who refused Taser shock has lawsuit dismissed (2011-05-07)

Posted on May 7 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former deputy who said he was wrongly fired by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department after refusing to receive a shock from a Taser.” The Judge stated: “Taser exposure “does not result in long-term damage and teaches deputies first-hand the effects of the […]

USA – Minneapolis Police Ordered to Carry Tasers on Patrol (2011-02-10)

Posted on February 10 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: What happens if “dozens” of police officers decides NOT to take the taser on patrol? – They are order by the police chief to do so! One wonders what position their union (to which police chiefs usually continue paying their dies) will adopt … ]] KSTP.com, by Jay Kolls We first reported […]

UK – London Metropolitan Police Agency delays implementation of Taser expansion pilot for second time (2007-10-25)

Posted on October 23 2007 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: London’s police are holding off adoption of the taser, while other police forces across England add it to their weaponry, due to “questions about the operational need and public perception and asked for further detailed information before they would agree to the proposal”  ]] Press Release The Metropolitan Police Authority has again […]