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Video: '60 Minutes' Questions Officers' TASER Use

November 14, 2011
CBS' "60 Minutes" news magazine on Sunday included a segment exploring the use of TASER devices by law enforcement officers that suggested officers overuse the less-lethal devices.

TASER: An Officer's Weapon of Choice

November 14, 2011
CBS' "60 Minutes" on Nov. 13 included a segment addressing the use of TASERs by officers.

Video: Occupy Oakland Videographer Struck by Less-Lethal Round

November 8, 2011
An Occupy Oakland videographer who says he wanted to film police response to the protests captured himself being struck by a non-lethal round fired by an officer.

Oakland Occupier Shot by Less-Lethal Round

November 8, 2011
Scott Campbell filmed officers as he walked a police line at the Occupy Oakland general strike last week when he was shot with a nonlethal beanbag or rubber bullet by police.

N.Y. Bodybuilder Dies After Fighting Cops

November 3, 2011
The Colonie (N.Y.) Police officers who subdued a weightlifter who later died appear to have acted appropriately, according to Chief Steven Heider. Responding officers stopped Chad Brothers, 32, who was tearing up a Gold's Gym in a one-man riot on Monday.

Video: Utah Cops Use Pepper-Spray On Fans at High School Game

October 24, 2011
Roosevelt (Utah) Police officers used pepper spray on fans and players at a high school football game to break up a post-game celebration.

Utah Cop Pepper-Sprays Fans at High School Game

October 24, 2011
Roosevelt (Utah) Police used pepper spray on a group of fans who were performing the Haka dance in the stands shortly after a high-school football game.

Vermont State Police Revise TASER Policy

October 22, 2011
The Vermont State Police has agreed to make changes to its policy covering the use of TASERs that would require troopers to give "special consideration" to those who have cognitive impairments.

Pittsburgh Pays Attorneys $62K for $269 Stun-Gun Award

October 21, 2011
The Pittsburgh City Council has agreed to pay $62,000 in attorney fees to a man awarded $269 by a federal jury who ruled police were wrong to use a stun gun on him.

Ninth Circuit: Stun Gun Use Excessive In 2 Cases

October 20, 2011
The use of stun guns against two resistive subjects in Seattle and Maui was excessive, a federal appeals court ruled earlier this week. An 11-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued the rulings in the two cases from 2006 and 2004.

Video: Ohio Deputy Attacked by Former Wrestling Champ

October 13, 2011
A Greene County (Ohio) Sheriff's deputy deployed his TASER six times to subdue a former standout wrestler, whom he found unresponsive in his vehicle.

Wrestler Takes Down Ohio Deputy

October 13, 2011
Greene County (Ohio) Sheriff's Deputy Josh Barrett encounters a former standout high-school wrestler passed out in his vehicle. After the 21-year-old starts the fight, Deputy Barrett ends it with his TASER.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg PD Provides TASER X2 To Entire Force

October 5, 2011
Charlotte's City Council unanimously approved the largest order of X2s to date, including 1,600 of the new TASER X2 ECDs equipped with the new Auto Shut-Down Performance Power Magazine (APPM), extended warranties, 7,400 TASER cartridges and related accessories.

Student Dies After Campus Officer Uses TASER

August 8, 2011
Campus officers investigating a reported assault on Aug. 6 were confronted by Everette Howard, who had reportedly balled his fists and refused to back off. An officer then shot him once with a TASER.

N.C. Agency Shelves TASERs After Suspect's Death

July 22, 2011
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) Police Department has shelved its TASERs for as long as 45 days, after a suspect died after he was hit with an X26 at a light-rail station.

ATI Introduces B&D 37mm Less-Lethal Launchers

July 20, 2011
B&D launchers can handle 37mm ammunition such as flares, smoke and pyrotechnic rounds for civilian use and batons, CS gas, rubber pellets and other less-lethal options.

TASER X2: Double Shot

June 6, 2011

TASER International's X2 is a two-shot ECD with dual laser aiming and visible warning arc.

Safariland Introduces Extended Range Less-Lethal Munitions

April 29, 2011
Safariland has released five 40-mm, specialty impact rounds that allow corrections and tactical officers to deliver less-lethal munitions to incapacitate an aggressive, non-compliant subject. The Defense Technology rounds can be fired from a variety of 40-mm launchers and provide optimal accuracy from 10–70 meters (about 30–230 feet).

Chemical Agents

April 28, 2011

View our roundup of nine chemical agents and customizable launchers created for either indoor or outdoor use with inert training rounds or impact projectiles. Chemical agents include liquid or powder barricade penetrators, OC-Vapor grenades, aerosol projectors and pepper projectiles.

TASER X2 ECD

April 20, 2011

TASER has unveiled its double-barreled X2 electronic control device (ECD) that offers follow-up shot capability for initial missed shots. It also includes dual lasers for improved accuracy, an enhanced power magazine enabling more than 500 firings, and a warning arc to help keep conflicts from escalating.

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