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California's Ninth Circuit Reaffirms TASER Ruling

December 2, 2010
The Ninth Circuit federal appeals court agreed with a lower court's ruling that a Coronado (Calif.) Police officer used excessive force, when he used his TASER on a motorist during a traffic stop.

21st Century Riot Control Tools

November 29, 2010

A few weeks before last year's G20 economic summit in Pittsburgh, anarchists and agitators cringed as they read about heat rays, sonic disruptors, mass TASERs, malodorants, and other new riot control technologies that would supposedly make their debut during the economic summit.

Portland Officials May Restrict TASER Use

November 18, 2010
Portland police should consider further restraints on when officers can use the TASER stun gun to stop a threat, and make it clear in its written policy that officers should fire a minimum number of stun cycles against a suspect, according to a city audit released Wednesday.

California Teen Attacks Police Station

November 18, 2010
A Vacaville (Calif.) Police officer subdued an 18-year-old suspected of murdering two men and injuring a woman at a nearby apartment, after he assaulted a police station

Florida Agencies Release TASER Cam Videos

November 11, 2010
The 22-second shaky and grainy clip of the West Melbourne officer using his TASER on naked runner Zak Anthony King on Oct. 12 has captured nearly 100,000 views on YouTube in various postings.

Florida Officers TASER Naked Jogger

November 11, 2010

A naked jogger wearing nothing but swimming goggles took a nasty fall when a West Melbourne (Fla.) Police officer TASERed him to the ground in mid-October.

Missouri Voters Reject TASER Ban

November 4, 2010
Proposition 2 would have created an ordinance making it a Class A misdemeanor for any law enforcement agency or individual to threaten to use or activate any conducted electrical device within city limits.

Arizona LEA Issues TASER Head Cams to Officers

October 27, 2010

The Lake Havasu (Ariz.) PD added the TASER Axon point-of-view head camera as part of the standard uniform for it's officers, making it the eighth department in the country to do so. TASER CEO Rick Smith talks about the Axon's audio/video recording capabilities and other benefits of the Bluetooth-sized camera. Source: NBC's Channel 12.

TASER X12/XREP Demo

October 25, 2010

TASER International produced this demo of its less-lethal Mossberg X-12 modified 12-gauge and XREP projectile. The demo is recorded using a head-mounted AXON recording system.

Mehserle's Attorney Wants New Trial

October 5, 2010
In requesting a new trial, defense lawyer Michael Rains said information released by TASER International Inc. after the trial undermined Alameda County prosecutor David Stein's statement that no officer has ever mistook his black sidearm for a yellow TASER.

Knife-Wielding Man Killed by NYPD After Pulling Out TASER Probes

October 4, 2010
Emmanuel Paulino, 24, shrugged off the TASER darts that cops first used outside his Inwood apartment building and lunged at officers, who fired at least nine times, killing him, police said.

Wyoming Man Douses Himself In Paint to Avoid TASER

September 26, 2010
When Cheyenne (Wyo.) Police officers Joshua Thorton and James Womak arrived at the home of Brian Mattert earlier this month on a domestic disturbance call, they found the man covered in white latex paint.

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.
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