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Texas DPS Places Fourth Largest LE TASER Order Ever

September 3, 2010
TASER International has received an order for 2,748 X26 ECDs from the Texas Department of Public Safety. It's the fourth largest law enforcement order in company history.

TASER Hosts Public Safety Seminar

August 23, 2010
TASER International's Refuse To Be A Victim program helps citizens increase personal safety by encouraging the public to make the decision not to be a victim. The program teaches individuals to develop an overall personal safety strategy before any safety concerns arise.

BART Verdict: Consider a Weak-Hand TASER Draw

July 9, 2010
It is essential that trainers put officers through their paces with training that is dynamic, stress-inducing, and requires officers to make force-options decisions that truly test the officer's ability to be ready for stressful encounters on the street.

Trainer Says Mehserle Was Trained In TASER Use

June 24, 2010
Lehman also testified that a right-handed officer such as Mehserle was not allowed to position the Taser next to the pistol on the right hip unless he aimed the weapon's handle in the opposite direction, making only a left-handed draw possible.

Sacramento PD Won't Boycott TASER As Part of City's 'Economic Sanctions'

June 18, 2010
The department, which has a contract with Scottsdale-based TASER, said it would continue to purchase equipment from the company.

MLB Players Applaud Philly Cop for TASERing Field-Jumping Fan

May 6, 2010
While some question the use of force on a teen who ran on to the field as a lark, plenty of players, baseball officials and security officers say it's difficult to make that determination in the moment. Recalling the stabbing of tennis star Monica Seles in 1993, and the beating of Royals first base coach Tom Gamboa in 2002, they stressed the need to feel safe on the field.

Philly Fan Tasered During Ball Game

May 4, 2010

A fan waving a rally towel runs onto the field at Citizens Bank Park during the Phillies/Cardinals game. An officer eventually uses his stun gun. Raul Ibanez ducks in deep left and Ryan Howard covers his mouth with glove, in attempt to hide his laughter.

BART Police Relinquish TASERs

April 16, 2010
The BART police department has pulled the TASERs from its officers citing a sergeant's use of the less-lethal device on a 13-year-old Richmond boy on a bicycle.

Police Say Michigan Man Used Toddler as Taser Shield

April 1, 2010
A 27-year-old father is accused of using his 2-year-old child as a shield to protect himself from being shocked by a police Taser. Joseph Raymond Cox is charged with second-degree child abuse for the incident at his ex-wife's home in Warren, Mich., last Saturday.

Palo Alto Police Will Restrict TASER Use

March 5, 2010
The same week San Francisco police learned they would not be given TASER devices, another northern California agency has told its officers they may only use their TASER when confronted with an "immediate physical threat."

SF Police Commission Nixes TASER Use

March 4, 2010
The San Francisco Police Commission has denied a proposal from Chief George Gascon that would have given patrol officers the option of using less-lethal electronic control devices to reduce officer-involved shootings.

S.F. Police Commission Delays TASER Decision

February 25, 2010
The San Francisco Police Commission heard hours of testimony Wednesday night about the many benefits -- with a little about the drawbacks -- of Tasers. In the end, the panel decided to wait at least two weeks before deciding whether to start the process of arming officers with the stun guns.

Florida Agency Buys 150 Three-Shot TASERs

February 17, 2010
TASER International has announced that it has received an order for 150 TASER X3 Electronic Control Devices (ECDs) and related accessories from the Lakeland (Fla.) Police Department. The TASER X3 is the latest, most sophisticated ECD model from TASER with a three-shot semi-automatic capability.

Best Practices in TASER Targeting

January 31, 2010

To adopt the preferred targeting zone, officers will need to train themselves to avoid center mass.

San Jose Officers Begin Using Head-Mounted Cameras

January 14, 2010
The San Jose Police Department became the first law enforcement agency in the country to deploy head-mounted video cameras on officers during a pilot program started late last year. The department implemented the new TASER AXON and Evidence.com system.

Philly Police to Buy 1,000 TASERs

January 7, 2010
The Philadelphia Police Department has agreed to buy 1,000 Tasers to expand the use of less-than-lethal weapons by officers often called upon to deal with unruly, mentally ill people.

Federal Judges Set Standard for TASER Use, Specify Believable Threat

December 29, 2009
Police need reasons to believe a suspect is dangerous before firing a TASER and can't use their stun gun simply because the person is disobeying orders or acting erratically, a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Monday.

Simulation Air Cartridges

December 29, 2009
TASER's Simulation Air Cartridges are self-contained devices that have 21 feet of range but fire non-conductive nylon wire leads and shortened barbs. The non-conductive wire prevents electrical energy from dispersing into the student while the shortened probe prevents penetration of the simulation suit.

TASER Foundation for Fallen Officers Raises More Than $550K from Celebrity Poker Tourney

December 21, 2009
The TASER Foundation for Fallen Officers generated more than $550,000 in gross donations during its fifth annual "Hold'em for Heroes" celebrity tournament weekend held November 19-21, 2009.

Ohio Rookie Tasers Boy After $2 Tobacco Canister Theft

December 10, 2009
A rookie officer from the Piqua (Ohio) Police Department used a Taser on a 16-year-old who had stolen a $2 tobacco canister from a convenience store.
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