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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.

Product Demo: TASER X2

May 8, 2011

TASER's Steve Tuttle, vice president of communications, demonstrates the X2 ECD for KTVK Channel 3.

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.

Double-Barreled TASER X2 ECD Arrives

April 20, 2011
The TASER X2 features a second shot for instant-miss recovery, dual lasers for improved accuracy, an enhanced power magazine enabling more than 500 firings, and a warning arc to help keep conflicts from escalating.

TASER AXON Featured In Police POV Reality Show

April 19, 2011
The truTV reality police show "Police POV" features the TASER AXON officer video system that airs captured footage from vehicle stops, foot pursuits and other officer encounters with subjects.

TASER To Unveil Next-Gen ECD for Officers

April 18, 2011
TASER International will introduce a new handheld electronic control device (ECD) on Wednesday. The X2 is similar in size to the X26 unit widely used by law enforcement officers.

Video: Pittsburgh Police Reviewing Force Used On Fan

April 12, 2011
In a clip posted to YouTube of the arrest, Detective Francis Rende and Officer Jeffrey LaBella are seen striking Ashley several times before taking him to the ground and handcuffing him. The officers had attempted to TASER Ashley, who than assumed a fighting stance.

TASER and Batons Used on Pirates Fan

April 12, 2011

Pittsburgh Police officers attempted to subdue a rowdy man at a Pirates game with a TASER, and then used baton strikes to bring him into custody. Read, "Pittsburgh Police Reviewing Force Used On Fan," for the full story.

Less-Lethal Launchers: Reaching Out and Punching Someone

March 15, 2011

Today, police have a wide variety of tools and munitions for exerting less-lethal force on individuals at greater and greater distances. Extended range less-lethal impact weapons have been refined to the point that they are both accurate and extremely effective when deployed correctly.

Three Agencies Order TASER AXON Systems

March 7, 2011
TASER International today announced that it received three orders for its new AXON evidence capture and management platform. These orders for the TASER AXON on-officer camera and Evidence.com service include orders from the Hennepin (Minn.) Technical College, Darlington (S.C.) Police Department, and Quapaw Tribal Marshals (Okla.) Service.

LAPD Chief: Rodney King Arrest Wouldn't Happen Today

March 4, 2011
For the 20-year anniversary of the Rodney King incident, POLICE Magazine has prepared several perspectives and collected others that paint a fuller picture of the incident's impact on law enforcement.

TASERs Can Prevent Another Rodney King Incident

March 4, 2011
Back on March 3, 1991, when LAPD officer confronted the then very large and resistive Rodney King, one of the first tools they tried to use on him was a TASER. They shot him twice with it. To very little effect. And things went downhill and got out of control.

Lessons Learned from the Rodney King Arrest

March 4, 2011
Former LAPD Capt. Greg Meyer writes about three factors, including the loss of the carotid control hold, overly aggressive baton training, and the ineffective 7-watt TASERs in use at the time.
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