Archive for the 'Whistle-blower' Category

USA – Nick Dial: “TASER – An Officer’s Perspective and a Jolt of Reality” (2010-06-01)

Posted on June 1 2010 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Nick Dial, a certified Arizona police officer specialized in Homeland Security with taser experience presents a particularly coherent – and lengthy – argument concerning many of the problems of taser use by the US police. Interesting because he is a police-officer “speaking out”. Nick Dial provides clear examples to illustrate his case […]

CANADA / QUEBEC – “Taser: tuer le messager!” [“Taser: Kill the messenger!”] (2008-02-01)

Posted on February 1 2008 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS : The notes of a journalist who worked on a Radio-Canada documentary by Frédéric Zalac on tasers: many who had stories to tell (police, medical examiners, journalists, etc.) did not want their names or faces to appear on the programme for fear of lawsuits – SLAP – by TASER Inc. lawyers who have […]