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Latest Taser safety issues Stories

2012-09-18 22:56:39

Adolescents who are tasered by law enforcement officers do not appear to be at higher risk for serious injury than adults.

Taser Shocks Unlikely To Cause Cardiac Complications
2012-07-02 05:10:20

A Taser shot to the chest is unlikely to result in cardiac complications, and is no more dangerous than one delivered to any other part of the body, an expert on the devices claims in a new study.

New Studies Open Up More Debate On Police Stun Gun Use
2012-05-02 05:09:08

New research has been published recently that is heating up the debate on the police use of stun guns on citizens.

2012-05-01 16:32:40

The use of stun guns by police significantly increases the chances of citizen injury, yet also protects the officers more than other restraint methods, according to the most comprehensive research to date into the safety of stun guns in a law enforcement setting.

2011-05-12 00:00:47

First-Ever Products Liability Verdict Upheld San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the first-ever plaintiff’s products liability verdict against Scottsdale based TASER International, Inc., the leading manufacturer of Electronic Control Devices (“ECDs”).

2011-05-09 12:40:55

The ongoing controversy surrounding the safety of using TASER® electrical stun guns took a new turn today when a team of cardiologists at the University of California, San Francisco announced findings suggesting that much of the current TASER®-related safety research may be biased due to ties to the devices’ manufacturer, TASER International, Inc.

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2011-01-22 07:01:44

The company that makes Taser guns unveiled a new version of the device designed for use on large animals.

2009-01-25 01:00:54

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.

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2009-01-24 14:41:40

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.

2009-01-15 10:01:37

Taser stun devices police use to subdue fleeing, belligerent or dangerous suspects play no role in fatal heart attacks, a U.S.


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