A man suspected of stabbing his wife withstood beanbag rounds, a TASER deployment, and numerous gunshots but kept coming at officers, according to body camera footage released by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). More here.
August 6, 2018
“The good news is the job of the Phoenix Police Department tonight was to make sure that everyone got home safely,” Mayor Greg Stanton said. “The good news is that is exactly what occurred in Phoenix tonight.”
August 23, 2017
Oakland Police officers TASERed a fan at the Athletics' playoff game on Friday, when the fan attacked officers after his wife was ejected. Read the full story here.
October 7, 2013
A St. Paul (Minn.) Police officer pepper-sprayed a non-compliant suspect in the ear after dragging him into the back of a cruiser by his hair. Read the full story here.
July 10, 2013
A Mesa (Ariz.) Police officer used a TASER to subdue a suspect who refused to leave a convenience store and ignored an officer's repeated commands to sit down. Read the full story here.
June 4, 2013
Family members of a man arrested for public intoxication and resisting arrest have questioned an officer's use of a TASER while he was being held at the Millvale (Pa.) Police station. Read the full story here.
January 8, 2013
Nashua (N.H.) Police officers used a TASER to subdue Xiaojie Li outside of the Apple Store at the Pheasant Lane Mall Tuesday night. Li allegedly resisted arrest after she was told she could only buy two iPhones. Read the full story here.
December 13, 2012
Fort Myers (Fla.) Police officers subdued a man who began swinging a machete in the lobby of the station on Wednesday morning. Read the full story here.
October 3, 2012
Robert Peterson, 21, was TASERed by a court bailiff after he refused repeated commands to stop filming near a hallway in Kootenai County court. He claims he's exempt from statues and regulations. Read the full story here.
September 18, 2012
Casslebury (Fla.) Police officers deployed three TASER shots on a jaywalker who refused to show his ID and resisted arrest. Read the full story here.
July 16, 2012
CBS' "60 Minutes" on Nov. 13 included a segment addressing the use of TASERs by officers.
November 14, 2011
Scott Campbell filmed officers as he walked a police line at the Occupy Oakland general strike last week when he was shot with a nonlethal beanbag or rubber bullet by police.
November 8, 2011
Roosevelt (Utah) Police used pepper spray on a group of fans who were performing the Haka dance in the stands shortly after a high-school football game.
October 24, 2011
Greene County (Ohio) Sheriff's Deputy Josh Barrett encounters a former standout high-school wrestler passed out in his vehicle. After the 21-year-old starts the fight, Deputy Barrett ends it with his TASER.
October 13, 2011
This footage from the South Beloit (Ill.) Police Department's booking-room surveillance cameras shows officers using less-lethal force on a woman who appears to be yelling at them and refusing to sit down.
April 13, 2011