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Orlando Sentinel
Cubans 'holding knives to their stomachs and threatening to hurt themselves' as authorities approach their boatPolice used Tasers and fired bean bag weapons to corral a group of 10 Cubans wh
Cubans 'holding knives to their stomachs and threatening to hurt themselves' as authorities approach their boat
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
Police used Tasers and fired bean bag weapons to corral a group of 10 Cubans who arrived on shore in a small wooden boat Saturday after first threatening to stab themselves with knives if officials tried to take them into custody at sea. The 10 men... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Cubans 'holding knives to their stomachs and threatening to hurt themselves' as authorities approach their boatPolice used Tasers and fired bean bag weapons to corral a group of 10 Cubans wh
Cubans 'holding knives to their stomachs and threatening to hurt themselves' as authorities approach their boat
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
Police used Tasers and fired bean bag weapons to corral a group of 10 Cubans who arrived on shore in a small wooden boat Saturday after first threatening to stab themselves with knives if officials tried to take them into custody at sea. The 10 men... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Murder suspect caught on camera grabbing for officer's gunpolice said. Officers can be seen in the interview recording running to help t
Murder suspect caught on camera grabbing for officer's gun
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted yesterday
police said. Officers can be seen in the interview recording running to help the officer, who is fighting off Robinson. Tasers are also used to get Robinson to stop fighting. Robinson can be heard screaming, "Kill me, kill me." "They handled... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ohio Murder suspect tries to grab cop's gunhe is uncuffed by officer James Ball, Robinson grabs Ball's gun The pair strug
Ohio Murder suspect tries to grab cop's gun
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
he is uncuffed by officer James Ball, Robinson grabs Ball's gun The pair struggle with the weapon as others come in with tasers Before being tasered to the ground, Robinson apparently shouts 'Kill me!' This is the dramatic moment a murder... Read more
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NBC Miami
Woman Arrested After Pointing Toy Gun at Courthousethe Miami-Dade Metro Justice Building after allegedly pointing what turned out
Woman Arrested After Pointing Toy Gun at Courthouse
NBC Miami / Posted 2 days ago
the Miami-Dade Metro Justice Building after allegedly pointing what turned out to be a toy gun. Police deployed their Tasers in an attempt to subdue the woman once she pulled out what people thought was a real weapon. The Tasers didn’t... Read more
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Daily Star
Body cam footage shows police shoot man dead in McDonald’s car parkHorror body cam footage shows the moment police used Tasers on the man, before
Body cam footage shows police shoot man dead in McDonald’s car park
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
Horror body cam footage shows the moment police used Tasers on the man, before firing the deadly shots. The shooting – on March 17 in Burnsville, Minnesota, US – was deemed legally justified by the Dakota Country Grand Jury earlier this... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side Neighborhood WatchMotz Drive man ran off when approached by police, and they chased after him. In
South Side Neighborhood Watch
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Motz Drive man ran off when approached by police, and they chased after him. In trying to arrest him, police fired several Tasers and then used pepper spray. He was charged with underage consumption of alcohol, resisting arrest and failure to... Read more
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Officer.com
Vote Resumes Rollout of LAPD Body CamerasInternational to provide thousands more, along with replacement equipment, digi
Vote Resumes Rollout of LAPD Body Cameras
Officer.com / Posted 2 days ago
International to provide thousands more, along with replacement equipment, digital storage of the recordings and 4,400 Tasers. The council was set to vote on the $31.2-million contract in December. But city lawmakers balked at the last minute,... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Use of Tasers by PitCo deputies rarelower back. Castiglioni immediately began yelling that he would stop fighting,
Use of Tasers by PitCo deputies rare
Aspen Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
lower back. Castiglioni immediately began yelling that he would stop fighting, Gray wrote. The sheriff’s office has had Tasers since at least 2001. That year, deputies used one after shooting Charles “Bud” Wolcott during a standoff in a McLain... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Draft body-camera policy puts police union concerns above public's: Editorial Agenda 2016a report or answering questions from investigators. Among those who could check
Draft body-camera policy puts police union concerns above public's: Editorial Agenda 2016
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
a report or answering questions from investigators. Among those who could check their video first are officers who fire Tasers or use other non-deadly force against a citizen. As police accountability advocates have noted, allowing officers to... Read more
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The New Statesman
“Minoan pendant”: a new poem by Mark Granierareas within the frame that hint at unreachable memories. Violence keeps creepi
“Minoan pendant”: a new poem by Mark Granier
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
areas within the frame that hint at unreachable memories. Violence keeps creeping in, ­administered by everything from Tasers to paper clips, until the very reconstructions become irrevocably bloody. For all its sophistication, Remainder never... Read more
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The New Statesman
Remainder is a study of repetition - but a fresh study of repetitionareas within the frame that hint at unreachable memories. Violence keeps creepi
Remainder is a study of repetition - but a fresh study of repetition
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
areas within the frame that hint at unreachable memories. Violence keeps creeping in, ­administered by everything from Tasers to paper clips, until the very reconstructions become irrevocably bloody. For all its sophistication, Remainder never... Read more
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Raw Story
Quick — read this article before the police kill againalso interesting to note that of the total of 1,653 dead, 46 of these people di
Quick — read this article before the police kill again
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
also interesting to note that of the total of 1,653 dead, 46 of these people died as a result of being stunned by Tasers. While Tasers are often touted as a safer alternative to guns when dealing with agitated people, the evidence is... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
A Week in the Life of the American Police State - Commentary A Week in the Life of the American Police State By John W. Whitehead June 20 2016 “Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.”—Adlai S...evidence of wrongdoing was illegally obtained by police. Despite a mounting bo
A Week in the Life of the American Police State - Commentary A Week in the Life of the American Police State By John W. Whitehead June 20 2016 “Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.”—Adlai S...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
evidence of wrongdoing was illegally obtained by police. Despite a mounting body of evidence—and dead bodies—proving that tasers can kill, police officers continue to use the so-called nonlethal weapons recklessly, leaving those victims who... Read more
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Raw Story
Freddie Gray is one of many: how dying in custody is much more common than you thinkthrough the reports, which are all available at the data bank, “The Counted,” i
Freddie Gray is one of many: how dying in custody is much more common than you think
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
through the reports, which are all available at the data bank, “The Counted,” is that restraint positions and the use of Tasers is often implicated in prisoners’ deaths. In combination with the horror report issued by the Baltimore Sun, which... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Lyndhurst officers will not face charges in library shooting deathand Officer 2 entered at approximately 1:38 p.m. According to the video footage
Lyndhurst officers will not face charges in library shooting death
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
and Officer 2 entered at approximately 1:38 p.m. According to the video footage, neither officer had his/her weapon drawn when entering the library. The officers did not carry "Tasers," nor did they wear body cameras. Email: winters@northjersey... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
How science and technology are changing policingin the 1960s and '70s was a sort of reaction to the police use of electronic ca
How science and technology are changing policing
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
in the 1960s and '70s was a sort of reaction to the police use of electronic cattle rods. The rods were viewed as cruel but Tasers did not catch on in popularity among police departments. Some departments had them, but only very few. After a... Read more
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MLive.com
Homeowner sues police for using Taser on him, while his house burnsfor Burt allege that Grandville police and the city failed to properly train an
Homeowner sues police for using Taser on him, while his house burns
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
for Burt allege that Grandville police and the city failed to properly train and supervise officers on the use of Tasers. They also say Burt posed no threat to Howland or anyone else at the fire scene and there was no need to use the... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
County DWI program gets state awardfor their support, which enabled the program to be successful. "Thanks to the t
County DWI program gets state award
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 4 days ago
for their support, which enabled the program to be successful. "Thanks to the tools you gave us like radios and tasers, we're the envy of other counties," Munson said. "We've run more than 300 people through the program since it began.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Week In The Life Of The American Police Stateevidence of wrongdoing was illegally obtained by police. Despite a mounting bo
A Week In The Life Of The American Police State
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
evidence of wrongdoing was illegally obtained by police. Despite a mounting body of evidence—and dead bodies—proving that tasers can kill, police officers continue to use the so-called nonlethal weapons recklessly, leaving those victims who... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Final debate coming in how San Francisco cops use forcewith Woods. Commissioners Petra DeJesus and Victor Hwang, who oppose acquiring
Final debate coming in how San Francisco cops use force
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
with Woods. Commissioners Petra DeJesus and Victor Hwang, who oppose acquiring the weapons, succeeded in separating Tasers from the vote on the use-of-force policy. The differences in the drafts of the policy can appear subtle, but they... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
City Council Hears Proposed Capital Projects For Upcoming Fiscal Yearin the amount of $5,977,735 · Protected bicycle lanes Phase 2 in the amount of
City Council Hears Proposed Capital Projects For Upcoming Fiscal Year
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
in the amount of $5,977,735 · Protected bicycle lanes Phase 2 in the amount of $170,300 · Conductive electronic weapons (TASERS) in the amount of $173,187 · Family Justice Center completions in the amount of $600,000 · Fleet leasing program, an... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
DA concludes officers justified in fatal shooting of man who stabbed K-9say Kelley Jr, who was homeless, fought an officer and the officer had to be ho
DA concludes officers justified in fatal shooting of man who stabbed K-9
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 days ago
say Kelley Jr, who was homeless, fought an officer and the officer had to be hospitalized. Officers then fired their tasers at Kelley, but due to his thick coat, it had no effect. Aren was then released on Kelley before being stabbed,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Some of the massive security measures Cleveland is taking for the GOP conventionincluding new saddles for mounted police - Pepper ball munitions - Other non-
Some of the massive security measures Cleveland is taking for the GOP convention
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
including new saddles for mounted police - Pepper ball munitions - Other non-lethal munitions, such as rubber bullets and tasers - An "assortment of chemical aerosols, irritant gases, less-lethal impact munitions and distraction devices that can... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Twelve Questions with Cushla Watsonmind. Whereas the young policewomen today have absolutely no doubt they can mi
Twelve Questions with Cushla Watson
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
mind. Whereas the young policewomen today have absolutely no doubt they can mix it on the street. They have the batons and Tasers that we didn't have. We just got handcuffs and a big square police-issued handbag which I'd carry my torch in when I... Read more
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The Columbian
Some of the massive security measures Cleveland is taking for the GOP conventionincluding new saddles for mounted police • Pepper ball munitions • Other non-
Some of the massive security measures Cleveland is taking for the GOP convention
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
including new saddles for mounted police • Pepper ball munitions • Other non-lethal munitions, such as rubber bullets and tasers • An “assortment of chemical aerosols, irritant gases, less-lethal impact munitions and distraction devices that can... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Some of the massive security measures Cleveland is taking for the GOP conventionincluding new saddles for mounted police - Pepper ball munitions - Other non-
Some of the massive security measures Cleveland is taking for the GOP convention
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
including new saddles for mounted police - Pepper ball munitions - Other non-lethal munitions, such as rubber bullets and tasers - An "assortment of chemical aerosols, irritant gases, less-lethal impact munitions and distraction devices that can... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Some of the massive security measures Cleveland is taking for the GOP conventionincluding new saddles for mounted police - Pepper ball munitions - Other non-
Some of the massive security measures Cleveland is taking for the GOP convention
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
including new saddles for mounted police - Pepper ball munitions - Other non-lethal munitions, such as rubber bullets and tasers - An "assortment of chemical aerosols, irritant gases, less-lethal impact munitions and distraction devices that can... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
CCTV vision shows thief assaulting shop worker with car lockat a Glen Waverley milk bar on May 26. In that incident, a man threatened two
CCTV vision shows thief assaulting shop worker with car lock
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
at a Glen Waverley milk bar on May 26. In that incident, a man threatened two workers at a milk bar on Capital Avenue with Tasers just before 6:00pm. He left the store with cash and cigarettes. The two workers were uninjured. Police said the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Marcia Clark reveals rage over Mark Fuhrman racist tapessorry.”’ Fuhrman went on to say that what bothered him most was that he had al
Marcia Clark reveals rage over Mark Fuhrman racist tapes
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
sorry.”’ Fuhrman went on to say that what bothered him most was that he had always been so fair, claiming he never used tasers or sticks and that he was ‘fair on the street’ during his years as a cop. He then became emotional as he spoke about... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Junior police academy in Silt is a hitand mock crime scene and a fire department demonstration. Friday will hold a su
Junior police academy in Silt is a hit
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 days ago
and mock crime scene and a fire department demonstration. Friday will hold a suspicious person and vehicle demonstration, Tasers and a talk about dangerous drugs before concluding with a graduation barbecue. Uhernik praised the involvement from... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Large police presence near Highway 60 & Main in Hartfordran into a coffee shop. FOX6 News spoke with one of the employees at Perc Plac
Large police presence near Highway 60 & Main in Hartford
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
ran into a coffee shop. FOX6 News spoke with one of the employees at Perc Place. "They came in right after him and had tasers on him, and called for backup. Then they eventually took him out. They were right on his tail so he didn't really... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
In the courtsand $5,000 in cash. Also located within the residence were various weapons inc
In the courts
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 8 days ago
and $5,000 in cash. Also located within the residence were various weapons including two shotguns, a rifle, four tasers, two pairs of brass knuckles and two switchblades. Probation for Nova Scotia man A Nova Scotia man said a rejection... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
In the courtsand $5,000 in cash. Also located within the residence were various weapons inc
In the courts
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 8 days ago
and $5,000 in cash. Also located within the residence were various weapons including two shotguns, a rifle, four tasers, two pairs of brass knuckles and two switchblades. Probation for Nova Scotia man A Nova Scotia man said a rejection... Read more
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Welland Tribune
In the courtsand $5,000 in cash. Also located within the residence were various weapons inc
In the courts
Welland Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
and $5,000 in cash. Also located within the residence were various weapons including two shotguns, a rifle, four tasers, two pairs of brass knuckles and two switchblades. Probation for Nova Scotia man A Nova Scotia man said a rejection... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Co-op could oversee Akron steam plantand trade-in of equipment for the Akron Police Department (APD). The $50,000 co
Co-op could oversee Akron steam plant
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 9 days ago
and trade-in of equipment for the Akron Police Department (APD). The $50,000 contract will result in the purchase of 10 new Tasers and related equipment and warranties, according to APD officials. Capt. Melissa Schnee, of the APD’s Services... Read more
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New Now Next
Patrons At Gay Bar In Stockton Shot With Paintballs The Same Night As Orlando Attacksafety from the younger generation that has never experienced this is what make
Patrons At Gay Bar In Stockton Shot With Paintballs The Same Night As Orlando Attack
New Now Next / Posted 9 days ago
safety from the younger generation that has never experienced this is what make me angry the most.” Also on Sunday, a man who claimed he was heading to L.A. Pride was discovered with loaded assault rifles, tasers and 25lbs of explosives in his... Read more
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NBC Washington
Man Sentenced to Life for Torturing Va. Couplethe attack. The defense tried to pin the entire plot on Alecia Schmuhl, whom t
Man Sentenced to Life for Torturing Va. Couple
NBC Washington / Posted 9 days ago
the attack. The defense tried to pin the entire plot on Alecia Schmuhl, whom they said purchased prepaid cell phones and tasers while her husband waited in the car. But prosecutors said Schmuhl is a con artist and always had been. They claimed... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Knife-toting Abington man threatens to stab officer, tasered by policearson; and resisting arrest. His next court date is Sept. 13. Majenski said the
Knife-toting Abington man threatens to stab officer, tasered by police
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
arson; and resisting arrest. His next court date is Sept. 13. Majenski said the incident exemplifies the importance of tasers in police work and “the seriousness of the calls that officers are responding to and the drug issues that exist.”... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Knife-toting Abington man threatens to stab officer, tasered by policearson; and resisting arrest. His next court date is Sept. 13. Majenski said the
Knife-toting Abington man threatens to stab officer, tasered by police
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
arson; and resisting arrest. His next court date is Sept. 13. Majenski said the incident exemplifies the importance of tasers in police work and “the seriousness of the calls that officers are responding to and the drug issues that exist.”... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Co-op could oversee Akron steam plantand trade-in of equipment for the Akron Police Department (APD). The $50,000 co
Co-op could oversee Akron steam plant
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 10 days ago
and trade-in of equipment for the Akron Police Department (APD). The $50,000 contract will result in the purchase of 10 new Tasers and related equipment and warranties, according to APD officials. Capt. Melissa Schnee, of the APD’s Services... Read more
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International Business Times
IPCC launches probe into Taser death of former soldier in South Wales witnesses claimed Beynon stabbed himself before the police arrived, the case in
IPCC launches probe into Taser death of former soldier in South Wales
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
witnesses claimed Beynon stabbed himself before the police arrived, the case investigated by IPCC will focus on the use of Tasers, especially on people with mental issues. IPCC Commissioner for Wales, Jan Williams, said: "This was a traumatic... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Armed police arrest robbery suspects following raid on Fallowfield jewellery storein the direction of Platt Lane. On Wednesday dramatic images emerged of office
Armed police arrest robbery suspects following raid on Fallowfield jewellery store
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
in the direction of Platt Lane. On Wednesday dramatic images emerged of officers armed with machine guns, hand guns and tasers arresting five men in connection to the robbery. Greater Manchester Police officers - many wearing bandannas, caps... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Lyndhurst officers will not face charges in library shooting deathat approximately 1:38 p.m. According to the video footage, neither officer had
Lyndhurst officers will not face charges in library shooting death
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
at approximately 1:38 p.m. According to the video footage, neither officer had his/her weapon drawn when they entered the library. The officers did not carry "Tasers" at the time and also did not wear body cameras. Email: winters@northjer... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Dramatic armed police raid caught on camera in broad daylightOfficers kitted out with machine guns, handguns and Tasers stopped a stolen red
Dramatic armed police raid caught on camera in broad daylight
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Officers kitted out with machine guns, handguns and Tasers stopped a stolen red Land Rover in Fallowfield, Manchester, just before midday today. The team - many wearing bandannas, caps and sunglasses covering their faces - struck in an operation... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson police to receive Tasers after city council voteOfficers with the Jackson Police Department will soon be receiving Tasers. Off
Jackson police to receive Tasers after city council vote
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
Officers with the Jackson Police Department will soon be receiving Tasers. Officials say JPD was the only department around the Jackson-Metro area without Tasers. It'll take about two weeks for officers to receive the Tasers once they're... Read more
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express
Man dies after police use taser while dealing with 'incident' in townto the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). Related articles Polic
Man dies after police use taser while dealing with 'incident' in town
express / Posted 11 days ago
to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). Related articles Police are targeting children as young as 12 with TASERS Police use Tasers during chase outside Britain's Got Talent show A spokeswoman said that police were called to an... Read more
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The Register
Man dies after UK police Taser shootingunresponsive and was subsequently pronounced dead." The IPCC stated it "has be
Man dies after UK police Taser shooting
The Register / Posted 11 days ago
unresponsive and was subsequently pronounced dead." The IPCC stated it "has begun an independent investigation". Although Tasers were introduced as non-lethal weapons to allow the police to deal with violent suspects, there have been a number of... Read more
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Daily Star
Horror as man dies after police shoot him with taserbecame unresponsive and was subsequently pronounced dead. The IPCC has begun an
Horror as man dies after police shoot him with taser
Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
became unresponsive and was subsequently pronounced dead. The IPCC has begun an independent investigation." GETTYFATAL: Tasers shoot out barbs attached to wires that let out an electric shock Police were called by a member of the public who had... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Jackson police to receive Tasers after city council voteJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Officers with the Jackson Police Department will soon be
Jackson police to receive Tasers after city council vote
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Officers with the Jackson Police Department will soon be receiving Tasers. WJTV-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1Yqofps) city council passed a motion Tuesday night allowing the department the hand-held weapons. Officials say JPD was... Read more
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