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Man Dies After Being Tasered by Florida Deputy

April 2, 2009
A Parkland man who was Tasered on Tuesday during a scuffle with Broward sheriff's deputies in front of the Sawgrass Infiniti car dealership in Tamarac has died in the hospital, according to authorities.

Houston Standoff Ends as SWAT Storms Barbershop

April 2, 2009
A SWAT standoff at a barbershop on Houston's south side ended this morning after police stormed the building and subdued an armed man with help from a dog and a Taser. Police said the man took his brother and sister-in-law hostage inside Dugar's Urban Kuts in the 9100 block of Scott about 1:45 a.m.

TASER Unveils Evidence Recording and Storage Solution Centered on the AXON On-Body System

March 13, 2009
Saying that “we are expanding our vision,” TASER International CEO Rick Smith told a Web audience that the company has developed the AXON and its new Evidence.com video storage solution to protect officers on the streets and in the courtroom “until the last gavel drops.”

Do We Still Need Batons?

March 1, 2009

The Rodney King incident still colors how the public views the use of batons. For that reason and others, some officers are reluctant to use the tool.

TASER International Memorializes TASER Inventor Jack Cover

February 13, 2009
TASER International releases the following statement from Rick and Tom Smith, co-founders of TASER International, on the passing of John H. “Jack” Cover. Cover, the original inventor of the TASER technology, passed away at the age of 88 at his home near Los Angeles, Calif. on Feb. 7, 2009, due to Alzheimer’s disease and pneumonia.

TASER Inventor Jack Cover, 88, Dies

February 13, 2009
Jack Cover, an aerospace scientist who invented the Taser stun gun – a device used by thousands of law enforcement agencies to subdue unruly offenders with electrical shocks – has died. He was 88.

S.C. Deputy Won’t Face Civil Rights Charges for Tasering Handcuffed Suspect

December 11, 2008
Green was stunned initially several times after he wouldn’t give up his hands to be cuffed and was shocked twice again after he was cuffed because he refused to spit out crack cocaine in his mouth, the incident report said.

UK Government to Fund 10,000 TASER X26 Electronic Control Devices

December 2, 2008
TASER International announced that the United Kingdom government intends to fund 10,000 TASER X26 Electronic Control Devices (ECDs) for police officers in England and Wales, now that a successful pilot program has concluded.

A Shocking Proposition

June 6, 2008
A categorical claim that the availability of TASERs in the field mitigates the need for a backup officer is not only grossly irresponsible, but a prescription for disaster.

Off-Duty Corrections Officer Uses TigerLight to Rescue Woman from Burning Car

February 28, 2008
The willingness to risk his life for another and the toughness of the TigerLight Non-Lethal Defense System flashlight helped off-duty Corrections Officer Lee O. Lindsay Jr., Major, save the life of a young lady in a burning vehicle.

TASER and Mossberg to Produce Dedicated Less-Lethal Shotgun

February 1, 2008
TASER International announced today that it will debut the new TASER X12 LLS Mossberg shotgun during the 2008 SHOT Show in Las Vegas to be held February 2-5, 2008.

Lights with Bite

February 1, 2008

Michael Teig, CEO of TigerLight, readily admits that the company's new T100 compact TigerLight was designed as a civilian self-defense tool, primarily for women. But he also believes the fist-sized LED flashlight and OC dispenser will be popular with on-duty law enforcement officers.

Popular Impact Munitions

December 1, 2007

From sock rounds to foam baton projectiles, from OC to washable paint payloads, there's an impact projectile for a variety of situations.

The Tactical Use of TASERs

December 1, 2007

The tactical teams portrayed in the movies and on television typically use an assortment of automatic weapons and high-powered rifles to shoot down terrorists and hostage takers. But those of us in the business know that the vast majority of our missions do not involve the use of deadly force.

TREXPO East 2007: Best of Show

October 1, 2007

In the past six years, I've attended 12 TREXPO conferences. Each time the exposition floor at the conference has had a unique character. There was some kind of trend that you could see in the products showcased up and down the aisles. TREXPO East 2007 is no exception. This year the trend was tactical vehicles.

TigerLight Fends Off Cougar, Saves Family

July 31, 2007
On July 4th Javier Rivera, a security guard at The Ant Farm in Hollywood, California sat at a picnic table in the hills outside San Diego with his three children and a niece, having lunch. The last thing on his mind was the possibility of a cougar attack. However, things were about to change.

Conducting Safe, Effective TASER Training

July 5, 2007
Law enforcement trainers are constantly striving for more realistic training, because they know that the more real it is, the more officers will learn and retain. In the use of force arena, most training can be placed along a continuum, ranging from absolute safety on one end to absolute reality on the other.

TREXPO West 2007: Something for Everyone

May 1, 2007

TREXPO is both a trade show and an educational conference for law enforcement officers. And this year’s TREXPO West held recently in Long Beach, Calif., offered excellent training opportunities for both SWAT and patrol officers.

Surprise, Shock, and Speed

March 1, 2007

Diversionary devices have had many names, not all of them popular. But that's mostly due to the public's misperception of what they are and how they are used.

Bringing ’em Back Alive

January 1, 2007

There was a time not too long ago when the only non-lethal weapon available to American law enforcement officers was a baton. Here is our guide to less-lethal patrol weapons now on the market.

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