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USA – “Is TASER’s Rick Smith the Steve Jobs of police technology?” (2012-11-27)

Posted on November 27 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Is TASER International the world’s greatest corporation? The Police are told “Yes”. The influential PoliceOne website chief editor argues that CEO Rick Smith is probably finer than Apple’s Steve Jobs. The differences are that Mr Smith is easier to relate to, less secretive and “TASER is laser-focused (pun intended) on protecting life […]

USA – Oakland, California – “Dr.” Taser/Mr. Clorox [The “Occupy Okland!” movement intersects with TASER Inc.] (2011-11-28)

Posted on November 28 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Just near an “Occupy Oakland!”, Clorox Co. – the global bleach manufacturers – were holding their AGM, CEO Don Knauss’s $9.1 million paypacket was renewed. One board member is “Dr.” Richard H. Carmona, an ex military Green Beret (in Vietnam) as well as serving as surgeon-general under Nixon – he was […]

TASER Inc. – Zap! Hadi Partovi joins Taser board (2010-06-25)

Posted on June 25 2010 by admin

[[GlobalShock: In a calculated move to gain a vantage point in the social media, TASER Inc. hires an ex-Faceboiok/MSN consultant to spruce up corporate presence and particularly develop the high-tech “” data-bases the company is beginning to market … “He will provide insight in our new pioneering technology solutions that provide law enforcement and families […]

SPAIN – Un cardiólogo visita Barcelona para apoyar el uso de pistolas Taser [A cardiologist (TASER’s Mark Kroll) comes to Barcelona to support the use of tasers] (2008-03-02)

Posted on March 2 2008 by admin

[[Summary / Comments: TASER International’s Mark Kroll – identified simply as a “prestigious American cardiologist” presents ths case for taser adoption by Spanish police in this article translated from Spanish (see original in italics below) at a Barcelona conference. Kroll said that Tasers “have never caused any deaths” and when a suspect dies a minute […]

ANALYSIS / USA – Death by Taser – The Killer Alternative to Guns (2006-11-18)

Posted on November 18 2006 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Long touted as a safer alternative to handguns for law enforcement, tasers are potentially deadly weapons that have a growing history of abuse by police and security guards. This in-depth article – 3,800 words – was published shortly after an unwarranted and brutal taser attack on a UCLA student in the University […]

TASER Inc. – New Homeland Security Nominee Made Millions on Insider Deal with TASER International (2004-12-09)

Posted on December 9 2004 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “Bernard Kerik, President Bush’s choice to run the Homeland Security Department, made $6.2 million by exercising stock options he received fromTaser’s chief executive officer, Patrick Smith … Smith said Kerik has been a speaker for Taser at law enforcement conferences … and advised Taser on making sales presentations to police chiefs… Kerik […]