Posts Tagged ‘taser’

TaxEater Olympics

Monday, May 24, 2010 21:16 5 Comments

From an Ionia, Michigan newspaper: Ionia Complex Emergency Response Team (ERT) went to Moundsville, W.Va., to participate in a nationwide mock prison riot competition with several other teams from Michigan to form the Michigan ERT team. Overall, the Michigan ERT team took second place, and three Ionia corrections officers ranked high in an individual obstacle [...]

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Shocking News of the Day: Tasers Kill

Thursday, October 22, 2009 11:19 10 Comments

A week ago, Taser International released a bulletin that advised police officers to avoid shooting suspects in the chest because of the extremely low risk of an “adverse cardiac event.” The advisory, issued in an Oct. 12 training bulletin, is the first time that Taser International has suggested there is any risk of a cardiac arrest related to [...]

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There’s Always a Good Time to Use a (Semi-Auto) Taser

Monday, August 17, 2009 21:45 3 Comments

In honor of the manly hard-asses police women of Broward County, I bring you this video of that taser-o-rama in July where a 16-year-old kid was tasered underneath a bridge as he lay on the ground with a broken back from his fall. At 1:55 of the video, a police captain explains that this kid, [...]

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