Archive for the 'Fire danger' Category

UK – Cornwall and Devon: Cops taser terror (2014-01-08)

Posted on January 8 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A police watchdog – the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) – is probing how Devon and Cornwall cops killed one man and injured a group of schoolboys with taser guns last year. The two unrelated incidents left 23 year old Andrew Pimlott dead and three boys aged 14 and 15, injured. Andrew Pimlott […]

USA – San Diego, California: Details emerge in fatal blast linked to taser (2013-11-29)

Posted on November 29 2013 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : In 2012, Alex Martin died after his car exploded. A US Border Patrol agent who fired a Taser at Mr Martin’s car, possibly sparking the deadly explosion. He was returning from San Diego to Texas, was driving through an area where illegal immigrants pass … He drove off, was chased […]

UK – London: Taser use revealed: Police fire stun-gun to stop man burning himself alive in South Hampstead (2013-09-30)

Posted on September 30 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Of the 4 times tasers have been used – they were drawn 26 times – in the London borough of Camden since they were rolled out in May, 3 involved serious mental health problems and in one case a serious fire risk. Councilors are worried about these people with mental health […]