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AUSTRALIA – Canberra: Union might back call for prison Tasers (2011-10-14)

Posted on October 20 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS: The Community and Public Sector Union will consider recommending ACT prison officers be armed with Tasers following calls for the stun guns to be used in every correctional jurisdiction. Prison guards, members of the civil service union, are calling for this move: “‘There is universal support for the introduction of Tasers into jails, […]

USA – Mississippi Sheriffs defend use of Taser weapons [during training, too many injuries to “volunteers” …] (2011-02-12)

Posted on February 12 2011 by admin

USA – Mississippi Sheriffs defend use of Taser weapons [during training, too many injuries to “volunteers” …] (2011-02-12) [[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This “local” story relates to many issues: (1) concern by the public employees’ union that police are getting inured during “voluntary” exposure to taser discharges; (2) potential costs to the city budget of resulting […]