Archive for the 'Private security services' Category

USA – Washington State Man dies after being shocked with Taser at Fife casino (2012-07-05)

Posted on July 5 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENT: Another case of “tasered then died”- here involving private security guards. What training did they have? This certainly suggests that the taser had a causal link to the unnamed man’s death.A brief report of a man who died following the use of a taser by security guards at a gambling casino. Security […]

AUSTRALIA – Black-market taser trade tied to clubs [unclear if actually TASER products] (2011-10-22)

Posted on October 22 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS : “Tasers” – it’s not clear whether these are TASER Inc. products or the term is used in the generic sense – are illegal in Australia outside of the police. They are readily available on the black-market in Sydney: in bars and clubs and are increasingly being carried as security weapons by drug-dealers, […]

TASER Inc. – New Taser Product Stops Texting While Driving – Keeps Teens Safe, Silent On The Road (2011-01-06)

Posted on January 6 2011 by admin

[[GlobalShock: This article is from a KPHO, a CBS affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona. It presents an extremely positive overview of a new taser consumer product that is already worrying jurists, parental guidance counselors and children’s rights activists: the “Protector” a core elements in the Taser “family protection system” : “… an electronic Bluetooth jammer installed under the dash of any car that renders cell phones almost useless.” And if they need to call for help?]]

TASER Inc. – Safety agencies call for ‘limited use’ of tasers in hospitals (2010-12-19)

Posted on December 19 2010 by admin

Pennsylvania … The Morning Call, Tim Darragh … Hospitals’ delicate balance: Safety vs. patients’ welfare. Agencies want to limit use of weapons as rate of violence grows. A mentally ill person who hasn’t taken his medicine is brought to a hospital emergency department and begins cursing and throwing wild punches at nurses and doctors. Is […]