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Ariz. Agency Upgrades All Officers To TASER X2 ECDs

November 30, 2011
The Chandler (Ariz.) Police Department purchased TASER X2 electronic control devices (ECDs) under a company trade-in program expiring at the end of the year, according to TASER International.

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.

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.

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.

Jury Clears S.D. Officer After Excessive Force Trial

October 14, 2011
A Canton (S.D.) Police officer has been cleared by a jury in a civil lawsuit that claimed his use of a TASER and pepper spray was excessive. Officer Adam Dupic had used a TASER and pepper spray to subdue a man who ignored 51 orders.

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.

OfficerStore.com Offers 3 TASER X2 Holsters

October 11, 2011
OfficerStore.com is now offering three holster options for the Taser X2 Electronic Discharge Weapon released earlier this year. The Blade-Tech X2 Holster, Blackhawk TASER X-2 Duty Holster and the Safariland Model 6520 allow the X2 weapon to be deployed in a moment’s notice, yet remain secure during typical daily activities.

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.

N.D. Deputy Dies After Physical Arrest with Drunk Driver

September 28, 2011
Burleigh County (N.C.) Sheriff's Deputy Bryan Sleeper collapsed shortly before 1 a.m., after helping Deputy Jon Eide arrest Robbie Del James Roberson during a physical confrontation.

Iowa Agency Buys Evidence.com and TASER AXON Digital Video Systems for Jail

September 27, 2011
TASER International Inc. has received an order for its TASER AXON on-officer camera and Evidence.com service from the Polk County (Iowa) Sheriff's Office.

TASER Sells New X2 To University of Texas

September 15, 2011
TASER International acquired contracts to sell its TASER X2 electronic control devices (ECDs) and related accessories to the University of Texas police department and medical facilities.

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.

TASER: Separating Fact from Fantasy

July 29, 2011
Groups such as the ACLU, Amnesty International, media outlets and others typically attack TASERs with pseudo-symmetry, ignoring perspective, pseudo-science, and fallacies, says Sid Heal, a retired Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department commander.

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.

Video: Arrested Walmart Couple Accused Officer of Treason

July 14, 2011
Anthony Scott Smith, 41, and his wife, Chrisanna Elizabeth Smith, 40, of Scottsdale, Arizona, were arrested July 8. They were charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and second-degree assault on a police officer.

Tasering at Alabama Walmart

July 14, 2011

An Arizona couple were arrested July 8 and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and second-degree assault on a police officer after this incident at a Walmart in Foley, Ala.

The Threat of Technology

July 11, 2011

Officer safety remains a paramount concern even if some choose to ignore it. We are losing our basic skills by relying too much on modern toys to do our jobs for us. In today's world, one of the biggest unrecognized threats to officer safety and survival is technology.

TASER X2: Double Shot

June 6, 2011

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

BART to Issue TASERs to Every Officer

May 27, 2011
The agency's board on Thursday approved the purchase of 130 of the electronic control devices. The $140,775 purchase of the additional stun guns was recommended by outside consultants following the fatal 2009 New Year's Day shooting of Oscar Grant by then BART police officer Johannes Mehserle.
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