Latest Less-lethal weapons Stories

2008-09-13 12:00:14

A 25-year-old man was tased by a Salt Lake police officer in Liberty Park Friday night after he "interfered" with the officer while being arrested. Salt Lake Police Lt. Craig Gleason said police were in the park shortly before 10 p.m. seeking a suspect in a domestic violence call.

2008-09-10 12:35:00

A new report co-authored by Rice political scientists Mark Jones and William Reed with colleagues at the University of Houston finds patterns and/or aberrations in the use of Tasers related to ethnicity, gender, race and geography.

2008-09-01 15:00:05

By STEWARD, Ian Senior mental health professionals are decrying the issuing of Tasers to police after it was revealed that half of the people shot in the year-long police trial had mental health problems. Police Commissioner Howard Broad announced the roll-out of Tasers to police last week.

2008-07-24 09:01:14

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz, July 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR) ("TASER" or "the Company") a market leader in advanced electronic control devices (ECD) today reported financial results for the second quarter of 2008.

2008-05-28 10:59:30

Doctors are claiming that the shock from a Taser may have helped a man’s heart rhythm return to normal.

2007-05-16 09:00:37

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices announced today the publication of a study by Cleveland Clinic.

2007-03-13 15:01:17

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TASER International, Inc. , a market leader in advanced electronic control devices, today announced that the 17th Surgeon General of the United States, Richard H.

2005-10-11 13:15:10

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. No. 1 Internet auction company eBay Inc. has toughened up its policies blocking sales of stun guns to residents of New York state, after an investigation by the state's attorneys.

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