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Orlando Sentinel
Man shot dead by police was mentally ill, his brother says in 911 calllot at 2301 N. University Drive, a stun gun and police dog used to subdue him h
Man shot dead by police was mentally ill, his brother says in 911 call
Orlando Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
lot at 2301 N. University Drive, a stun gun and police dog used to subdue him had no effect. "Officers first deployed Tasers, they then deployed the K9, and ultimately one officer was forced to discharge his firearm," said Officer Cindi McCue,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Somers
State Probe Clears Carmel Police In Death Of Manvideo captured by one civilian witness, and video and audio captured by a taser
State Probe Clears Carmel Police In Death Of Man
The Daily Voice - Somers / Posted 4 hours ago
video captured by one civilian witness, and video and audio captured by a taser used during the incident. The report also recommends that the Carmel Police Department reevaluate its policy regarding the use of Tasers in light of this... Read more
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The Daily Voice - North Salem
State Probe Clears Carmel Police In Death Of Manvideo captured by one civilian witness, and video and audio captured by a taser
State Probe Clears Carmel Police In Death Of Man
The Daily Voice - North Salem / Posted 4 hours ago
video captured by one civilian witness, and video and audio captured by a taser used during the incident. The report also recommends that the Carmel Police Department reevaluate its policy regarding the use of Tasers in light of this... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Long-time public face of police retiresO'Connor started out as a fresh-faced constable, aged 19, in Wellington, the jo
Long-time public face of police retires
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
O'Connor started out as a fresh-faced constable, aged 19, in Wellington, the job was very different. There was no need for tasers or pepper spray. There was no such thing as methamphetamine. Officers didn't go into confrontations expecting an... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Heckling and gunfire as police investigate shooting: 'We’re just playing'to egg each other on. “I’m finna beat your ass,” the shirtless man told one of
Heckling and gunfire as police investigate shooting: 'We’re just playing'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
to egg each other on. “I’m finna beat your ass,” the shirtless man told one of the officers. More police approached, Tasers drawn. The red sights of the Tasers showed on the man’s bare chest. “Tase me! I’ll embarrass your ass!” he said.... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Fugitive caught posing with one million volt stun gun is locked upthe contemplation of use to avoid apprehension either as a criminal or as an ab
Fugitive caught posing with one million volt stun gun is locked up
Liverpool Echo / Posted 9 hours ago
the contemplation of use to avoid apprehension either as a criminal or as an absconder. “Parliament has determined that tasers like these are prohibited firearms and possession qualifies for a minimum sentence of five years.” Gordon Richings,... Read more
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Pendle Today
Call for more armed policepatrol. The standard issue weapon is the Glock SLP while officers are also arm
Call for more armed police
Pendle Today / Posted 10 hours ago
patrol. The standard issue weapon is the Glock SLP while officers are also armed with the Heckler and Koch G36 carbine. Tasers are carried by armed response officers, as well as officers from the operations support unit and appropriately trained... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
East Ridge To Carry Out Recreation Study; Lottery To Be Held For Choice Campaign Tent Sites At Polling Placessystems, which were also approved for purchase Thursday night. The department w
East Ridge To Carry Out Recreation Study; Lottery To Be Held For Choice Campaign Tent Sites At Polling Places
The Chattanoogan / Posted 12 hours ago
systems, which were also approved for purchase Thursday night. The department was also given approval to purchase 16 new Tasers. A resolution of the city council awarded the annual bids for materials for the street department for the year... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall - Commentary Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall By John W. Whitehead August 22 2016 We don’t need no education We don’t need no thought cont...severe, shifting from detention and visits to the principal’s office into misde
Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall - Commentary Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall By John W. Whitehead August 22 2016 We don’t need no education We don’t need no thought cont...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
severe, shifting from detention and visits to the principal’s office into misdemeanor tickets, juvenile court, handcuffs, tasers and even prison terms. For instance, a Virginia sixth grader, the son of two school teachers and a member of the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Complaint filed before officer killed man in Milwaukeehe was holding. Ronnie Martin tells WITI-TV he tried to run. He says the office
Complaint filed before officer killed man in Milwaukee
WAOW Wausau / Posted yesterday
he was holding. Ronnie Martin tells WITI-TV he tried to run. He says the officers threw him to the ground and used their Tasers on him. Martin was not charged as a result of the incident. In addition to the claim filed with the city, Martin says... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Accused calls police officer 'pig'officers in an attempt to free their friend," according to the release. "The of
Accused calls police officer 'pig'
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
officers in an attempt to free their friend," according to the release. "The officers displayed, but did not deploy, their Tasers, which was enough of a deterrent for the male's friends to back off, and to allow the officers to effect the... Read more
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Officer.com
Baltimore Approves $1.1M More for Taserssince 2013. Former Police Commissioner Anthony Batts moved in 2013 to equip th
Baltimore Approves $1.1M More for Tasers
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
since 2013. Former Police Commissioner Anthony Batts moved in 2013 to equip the entire 2,900-member police force with Tasers, an increase from the 400 Tasers in circulation in 2012. The initial contract was for $1.5 million. The latest... Read more
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Anorak
Dalian Atkinson: ‘You can stick your Tasers up your a***’ Dalian Atkinson: a look at reporting on the death of the former Aston Villa f
Dalian Atkinson: ‘You can stick your Tasers up your a***’
Anorak / Posted yesterday
Dalian Atkinson: a look at reporting on the death of the former Aston Villa footballer. BBC: “Tasered footballer given CPR for 35 minutes” The post-Tasering facts are given to us... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAhim, and set police dogs on him. What, no billy club beating? No lead sapping?
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted yesterday
him, and set police dogs on him. What, no billy club beating? No lead sapping? Just tear gas, shotgun-propelled beanbags, Tasers, and police dogs? Way to hold back, SWAT dudes! Then they arrested Custodio, who kicked an officer in the knee, the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Police killed the black 'Miami zombie.' So why did a terrifying, face-eating white teen live?police neared Eugene, seeing that he would not get off of the man he mauled, th
Police killed the black 'Miami zombie.' So why did a terrifying, face-eating white teen live?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
police neared Eugene, seeing that he would not get off of the man he mauled, they shot him repeatedly, killing him. No Tasers, no dogs, no squads of officers surrounding the man and pulling him off - just gunshots. "While it appears Austin... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
NF Police Invest in Non-Lethal Methodsof Police Bryan DalPorto requested thousands of dollars in new equipment to upg
NF Police Invest in Non-Lethal Methods
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
of Police Bryan DalPorto requested thousands of dollars in new equipment to upgrade his department's fleet of non-lethal Tasers and pepperball launchers. The City Council unanimously approved the request and authorized more than $23,000 for the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Methuen police, residents embrace body camerassaid. The Methuen City Council allocated $270,000 toward a five-year contract
Methuen police, residents embrace body cameras
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
said. The Methuen City Council allocated $270,000 toward a five-year contract for the cameras, which also includes Tasers for the department. Solomon said he’d also like to purchase technology that would automatically start the cameras when... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Stabbing: Police slam 'predictable' exploitation as Hanson weighs inSuperintendent Ray Rohweder said officers suffered, cuts, abrasions and a bite
Stabbing: Police slam 'predictable' exploitation as Hanson weighs in
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Superintendent Ray Rohweder said officers suffered, cuts, abrasions and a bite to the leg as they were forced to use Tasers and capsicum spray to subdue Mr Ayad as he was taken from hospital to the watchhouse overnight. He was yet to be... Read more
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Daily Star
SHOCK VIDEO: Aston Villa fans hurl abuse at cops over Dalian Atkinson Taser deathrowdy. As the officers move in to disperse the crowd, they can be heard repeat
SHOCK VIDEO: Aston Villa fans hurl abuse at cops over Dalian Atkinson Taser death
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
rowdy. As the officers move in to disperse the crowd, they can be heard repeatedly chanting: "You can stick your Tasers up your a***." CLASHES: Villa fans taunted cops over the death of Dalian Atkinson Former Aston Villa hero Atkinson... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Use of local foundation allowed Baltimore police surveillance project to remain secretBut the project and its funding did not go to the Board of Estimates for approv
Use of local foundation allowed Baltimore police surveillance project to remain secret
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
But the project and its funding did not go to the Board of Estimates for approval. The Police Department also purchased Tasers, smart phones, computers and other equipment using the foundation fund, and paid for a study by IBM on so-called... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tapesaid the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their l
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tape
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 days ago
said the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their lives and whatnot, but still, if they have tasers and can still get at a distance and tase him, then I don’t think it’s right for that person, even though he was out... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Hub City officials hold public safety meetingthe call); empty hand control (an officer applies physical force to control a s
Hub City officials hold public safety meeting
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
the call); empty hand control (an officer applies physical force to control a subject); intermediate weapons (pepper spray, tasers or batons); and deadly force (authorized only when someone's life is at jeopardy). "Now, we also report use of... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tapesaid the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their l
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tape
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 2 days ago
said the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their lives and whatnot, but still, if they have tasers and can still get at a distance and tase him, then I don’t think it’s right for that person, even though he was out... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore approves $1.1 million more for Taserssince 2013. Former Police Commissioner Anthony Batts moved in 2013 to equip th
Baltimore approves $1.1 million more for Tasers
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
since 2013. Former Police Commissioner Anthony Batts moved in 2013 to equip the entire 2,900-member police force with Tasers, an increase from the 400 Tasers in circulation in 2012. The initial contract was for $1.5 million. The latest... Read more
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CBS News
"He's biting him:" Audio of chaotic moments as police subdue face-biting suspectHarrouff was wrapped around the victim tight enough that his deputies could not
"He's biting him:" Audio of chaotic moments as police subdue face-biting suspect
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
Harrouff was wrapped around the victim tight enough that his deputies could not use deadly force to pull him off – it took Tasers, deputies and a dog to finally get Harrouff under control. “We used a lot of force, up to kicking the suspect in the... Read more
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Daily Record
Medics battled 35 minutes to save footballer Dalian Atkinson after being taseredthe safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Medics battled 35 minutes to save footballer Dalian Atkinson after being tasered
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tapesaid the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their l
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tape
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
said the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their lives and whatnot, but still, if they have tasers and can still get at a distance and tase him, then I don’t think it’s right for that person, even though he was out... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tapesaid the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their l
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tape
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
said the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their lives and whatnot, but still, if they have tasers and can still get at a distance and tase him, then I don’t think it’s right for that person, even though he was out... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tapesaid the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their l
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tape
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
said the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their lives and whatnot, but still, if they have tasers and can still get at a distance and tase him, then I don’t think it’s right for that person, even though he was out... Read more
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heraldscotland
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tapesaid the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their l
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tape
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
said the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their lives and whatnot, but still, if they have tasers and can still get at a distance and tase him, then I don’t think it’s right for that person, even though he was out... Read more
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birminghammail
Dalian Atkinson taser death - doctors battled for 35 minutes to revive himthe safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Dalian Atkinson taser death - doctors battled for 35 minutes to revive him
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
Streatham Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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Bury Times
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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Gazette
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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guardian-series
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tapesaid the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their l
Fatal officer-involved shooting caught on tape
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
said the man didn’t need to die. “I’m sure the officers are scared for their lives and whatnot, but still, if they have tasers and can still get at a distance and tase him, then I don’t think it’s right for that person, even though he was out... Read more
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Harrow Times
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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This is West Country
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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Gazette News
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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Bolton News
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more
Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
the safety of the stun guns and called for restrictions on their use until more is known about the risks. Police use of Tasers, which are intended as a non-lethal weapon, went up slightly last year. Forces in England and Wales used them 10,329... Read more
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