Archive for the 'Police testimony at trials' Category

CANADA – Global TV: Some facts about the Taser perjury trial (2013-06-10)

Posted on June 10 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : a brief chronological overview of the perjury trial of police-officers in the tasering death of Robert Dziekanski in October 2007 – All four officers were found not guilty of committing perjury … ]] Canadian Press VANCOUVER – Taser use by police in British Columbia is down 87 per cent since Robert […]

USA – Mesa, Arizona to arm police officers with cameras (2012-02-29)

Posted on February 29 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : For $67,000, 50 Mesa (Phoenix) police officers will receive Taser Axon-flex cameras for a one year pilot scheme” The aim is clear: “the recordings will curb false complaints against officers, document criminal activity and record evidence at crime scenes” – in that order. In other words to protect the police before […]

USA – PoliceOne: “Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement” [taser information to help police deal with judges and juries] (2011-11-13)

Posted on November 13 2011 by admin

FIND THE URL [[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This is published as a guide to help police officers understand tasers. A few phrases: ‘the “drive-stun” mode is generally considered to be a pain-compliance technique … the TASER gives the officer the opportunity to maintain distance from an aggressive/threatening subject … When the TASER X26 is activated, the […]