Taser Use News
Material From 101 Open Chicago Police Cases Made Public in 'Historic' Release
Video, audio and other materials from 101 cases involving the Chicago police were made public today in what Independent Police Review Authority Chief Administrator Sharon Fairley called a “historic" release. The materials released at noon E.T. by the city IPRA -- which investigates police
Police Smash Car Window, Use Stun Gun During Traffic Stop
Family files excessive force lawsuit against Indiana police for their actions during a traffic stop for a seat belt violation.
Stun Gun Used on 60-year-old Woman
Police using a stun gun on an elderly woman raises the question when its use is justified.
Virginia Cop's Taser Use Investigated
Internal Affairs Division is reviewing incident in which a suspect was stunned for more than 40 seconds.
Florida Police Use Taser to Subdue Jaywalker
An explosive story in which a man it was taser by officers after Jay walking you're curious about the story okay. Look at as it happened near Orlando the suspect and his friend who was recording this incident they are African American the officers. White the man accused of improperly crossing the
Taser Pain May Be Considered by Supreme Court as Excessive Force
The Seattle police officers say they chose one of the safest tools in their arsenal when they used a Taser gun against a pregnant woman resisting arrest. Before using the device one officer asked, "Well where do you want to do it?" according to court papers. Another counseled, "Well, don't do it in
Latino Inmate Ernest Atencio Dies After Fight With Deputies at Sheriff Joe Arpaio Jail
The embattled Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff’s Office, which is accused of committing wide-ranging civil rights violations against Latinos in a U.S. Justice Department report, is now at the center of a new controversy. An attorney for Ernest Atencio claims as the Justice Department’s report was ...
Top Secret World of Taser Inc.
50000. Volts in the palm of your hand enough to stop 300 pound man dead in his tracks Are intended to be safe alternatives to deadly firearms several people die every year after being shocked by them but. Is the weapon the blame or is it cops to poorly trained perhaps too inexperienced. To use it
Tampa Couple Arrested After They Use Taser to Discipline Teen
A Florida couple who allegedly tasered a 13-year-old boy in their care to discipline him have been charged with child abuse, Tampa police said. Christopher Lewis, 22, and Deonijhane "Amy" Menifield, 19, were arrested earlier this week, Tampa police spokeswoman Janelle McGregor said. She said Lewis
New Tasers Raise New Worries
Police officers around the country are being armed with a new generation of remarkably powerful is these devices are revolutionizing the way policemen and women. Do their jobs but as ABC's Pierre Thomas reports. There also raising some troubling new questions about safety. And the potential for