Tag Archives: Taser

Tasers Overused and Misused by New York Police: Report

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Most Taser gun use by New York police departments fail to meet the appropriate criteria for when officers should shock suspects, with 15 percent of Taser shootings being clearly inappropriate, according to the findings of a new report. …

Taser Death Lawsuit Results in $10M Award

A North Carolina jury has awarded $10 million in a wrongful death lawsuit against Taser International, Inc., which was filed by the family of a teen who died after being shocked with a Taser stun gun. …

Taser Lawsuit Alleges Use of Unreasonable and Excessive Force

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A Texas man has filed a police brutality lawsuit against the police officer and police department that he says shot him with a Taser stun gun unnecessarily, as well as a product liability lawsuit against the company that manufactured the weapon. …