NETHERLANDS-Use of Taser generates resistance (2009-03-24)

Published on March 24 2009 by admin

NETHERLANDS- Use of Taser generates resistance

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

In brief: Comments on a yahoo! Group. Opposition MPs, Amnesty International and Children’s Defense groups protest introduction of taser – Why escalate violence by giving these police officers tasers? Seems to be starting with 11 tasers

DEN HAAG – PvdA and SP have criticized the introduction of the Taser. Arrest Teams of police and gendarmerie are available from May 1 on the transient weapon. A suspect who poses a threat may be 50,000 volts from the Taser be felled. The tasers will be tried for a year before introducing decided. Especially strong are the chief advocates of this transient weapon. It is not intended that the ‘normal’ police weapon gets.

Arrest Teams rarely solve a shot to an arrest and the number of deaths and injuries has decreased significantly. PvdA MP Attje Kuiken feels that the Ministry should do more research on the Taser. SP MP Ronald van Raak would explain the necessity of the Taser by Minister Guusje ter Horst.

The Dutch Federal Police doubts the need for arms to be transient. Human rights organizations Amnesty International and Defense for Children opposed the deployment of the weapon against fleeing suspects and against children twelve years and older. They are also afraid that ‘normal’ agents will be equipped with the Taser.

In the United States, the controversial weapon. It is associated with hundreds of death cases. Sunday was still the Taser a 15-year-old American boy in Bay City fatal, after the police a weapon to fight against him had used.

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Sorry it seems only to be 11 Tasers:

Doubt on the usefulness’ Taser ‘

Published: March 24, 2009 07:40, last updated: March 24, 2009 07:51

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THE HAGUE – The Dutch Federal Police (NPB), human rights organizations and parties in the Lower House have serious reservations about the introduction of the ‘transient Taser’-arms from May 1

The arrest teams of police and gendarmerie, from May 1 for a year trial run with the Taser. This week they will be trained in dealing with the weapon, which the Ministry of Interior has ordered eleven in the U.S. Taser manufacturer for 1100 euros each.

The Dutch Federal Police doubt strongly the need for the electric gun, two conductive wires arrows to afvuurt, thus crippling a transient of 50,000 volts is sent. The Taser may be used against fleeing suspects, and people who threaten to use a weapon and other life-threatening situations. The NPB is that too close to the instructions on the firearm are. There are also police dogs and bean bags, non-lethal ball bags. Members of the arrest teams have no need for the Taser, the NPB.

PvdA MP Attje Kuiken found that the Ministry should do more research on the Taser. , Is the number of shooting incidents where the Taser is used be reduced?”SP MP Ronald van Raak would explain the necessity of the Taser by Minister Guusje ter Horst.

Human rights organizations Amnesty International and Defense for Children opposed the deployment of the weapon against fleeing suspects and against children twelve years and older.

The full article can be read in English Newspaper of Tuesday, 24 March 20

Keywords: Netherlands / police / police attitudes / roll-out / trial

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