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Deputy Uses TASER to Subdue Knife-Wielding Michigan Woman

October 24, 2008

A former Milford High School student held a knife to a teacher's throat before asking deputies to shoot her. A deputy from the Oakland County Sheriff's Office then used his TASER ECD to safely prevent the former student from taking her own life.

San Antonio PD Restricts Use of TASERs

October 16, 2008
Officers now are prohibited from using the weapons against anyone “known to be under the influence of drugs,” and no more than one officer at a time should use a Taser against a person, according to the new policy.

NYPD Lt. Who Ordered Fatal Tasering of Psychiatric Patient Commits Suicide

October 2, 2008
Lt. Michael Pigott, a 21-year veteran, shot himself to death just before 6 a.m. after reporting to work at the Emergency Services Unit headquarters at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, police sources said.

TASER Defense

October 1, 2008

To prevent a subject from getting near any of your weapons, create a defensive wedge with your two arms and push the subject away. You should then be able to deploy your TASER from the proper distance.

Significant Impact

July 1, 2008

Read on for a sampling of impact projectiles available for law enforcement.

Crime Reporter

July 1, 2008

TASER International wants to give you the ability to show a jury or board of inquiry exactly what you saw on the street. That's the idea behind the company's TASERCAM and its soon to be launched Autonomous eXtended on-Officer Network (AXON).

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.

Trusty Sidekicks

March 1, 2008

From mats to padded gear to simulated weapons, safety begins with training using the right equipment.

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.

TASER Announces Second Wrongful Death Lawsuit Dismissal within a Week

January 22, 2008
TASER International has announced the dismissal with prejudice of the wrongful death product liability lawsuit filed against TASER International in the case of Tolosko-Parker v. TASER International, Inc., et al. filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

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.

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.

TASER International to Introduce Wireless eXtended Range Electronic Projectile

June 14, 2007
TASER International today announced it will introduce its much anticipated XREP wireless 12-gauge Neuro Muscular Incapacitation (NMI) projectile at the annual TASER Tactical Conference on July 9, 2007 in Chicago, Ill.

By the Numbers

January 1, 2006

The police in my area made national news when a local dog owner and repeat offender of the leash law tricked them into issuing a citation for a $50 fine to his dog. The dog owner made a mockery of the situation by requesting a hearing on behalf of the dog, and reporters found that very amusing.

Training Aids

January 1, 2006

The proper equipment can make your training safer and more effective.

Short Bursts

July 1, 2005

To be honest, I've never liked writing a hodge-podge of an editorial note. It's kind of a cheat. But I have a lot of things to talk about this month and, since this is my only platform to do it, I'm going to machine-gun some stuff at you.

TASER: Navigating the Learning Curve

February 1, 2005

Editor’s Note: On Nov. 30, 2003, three officers of the Cincinnati Police Department were called to the parking lot of one of the city’s many White Castle restaurants. There they found an immense 41-year-old man named Nathaniel Jones who was scaring the restaurant’s employees with his bizarre behavior.

How Tasers Are Used by the Cincinnati PD

February 1, 2005

When the Cincinnati Police Department decided to equip all of its patrol officers with X26 Tasers, department brass had to establish policy for use of the conductive weapons. After studying the research assembled by Specialist John Rose, Chief Thomas Streicher Jr. decided that the Cincinnati PD would place Tasers right after verbal commands in the department’s force continuum.

Shock Treatment

January 1, 2004

Because the high-powered Taser has been so swiftly fielded by so many agencies, there is no consensus on how officers who carry the weapon should be trained. Despite the fact that Taser International no longer emphasizes that all users should be stunned with the weapon, people at the company believe there are many reasons for departments to consider mandatory exposure.

Re-Charged: Taser's X26

June 1, 2003

Taser International's new X26 is a much smaller Taser that’s even more effective than its larger predecessor, the M26.

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