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American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM) receives order for 66mm MK 1 MOD 0 STAFFORD, Va., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM) announced today that it has received an $8.2 million order from the Program Manager for Ammunition, Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, VA for Grenade, 66mm Smoke Screening IR, Vehicle Launched, (SSVL) MK 1 MOD 0.
Police in Michigan responding to a report of a cougar on the loose said they ended up shooting a large toy cat with a Taser stun gun. Warren police said the 911 caller said a huge animal resembling a 150-pound cat was spotted in an old cement drainpipe in Bates Park and 10 officers were sent to the
Dr. Jared Strote at the University of Washington Medical Center led a group that examined the medical records of nearly 900 patients subdued by the Seattle Police Department with a Taser over a six-year period.
Injuries inflicted by police officers in the process of subduing suspects are relatively rare, two U.S. studies found. In one study, Dr.
Electronic stun gun shots to or near the head can trigger seizures, Canadian researchers said in a peer-reviewed medical journal published Tuesday. Dr.
TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Taser International, Inc. (Nasdaq: TASR) announced that it "PREVAILS" against Stinger Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: STYS) in a Markman bench trial (Federal case number: CV07-0042-PHX-MHM).
A Georgia woman said she used a stun gun she received as a Christmas gift to help a DeKalb County police officer who was struggling with a suspect. Tanisha Cross, 20, of Atlanta, said she was driving with her mother to a Wal-Mart in Lithonia when they spotted the police officer struggling with an attacker who had rubbed pepper spray in the officer's eyes, WBS-TV, Atlanta, reported Monday. Cross said she retrieved the Taser stun gun her husband had given her for Christmas from her child's...
Custody deaths rise rapidly when law enforcement agencies begin using stun guns and fall sharply thereafter, a California study found. The research was done at the University of California San Francisco, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
The rate of sudden deaths increased six-fold in the first year that California law enforcement agencies deployed the use of stun guns, according to a UCSF study.
Taser stun devices police use to subdue fleeing, belligerent or dangerous suspects play no role in fatal heart attacks, a U.S.