Archiv: Taser


03.07.2020 - 17:28 [ The Hill ]

Oklahoma officers charged with second-degree murder after allegedly using Tasers more than 50 times on man

Two Oklahoma police officers have been charged with second-degree murder almost exactly one year after a July 4 incident in which they allegedly used Tasers on a man more than 50 times before he died.

03.07.2020 - 02:31 [ The Hill ]

Body camera footage shows park ranger shooting, killing unarmed visitor without provocation

The video, obtained by local news affiliate KOB4, shows National Park Ranger Robert Mitchell holding his Taser aimed at Charles Lorentz, who he had apparently stopped for driving at an unsafe speed near Carlsbad Caverns, a national park and popular tourist attraction.

13.05.2020 - 01:04 [ junge Welt ]

Neue Waffen für die Polizei: Testlauf für Taser

Ungeachtet der Zahl weltweit infolge von Tasereinsätzen durch Einsatzkräfte gestorbener Menschen hält eine Reihe von Bundesländern an der Ausstattung von Streifenpolizisten mit Elektroschockpistolen fest. Die nordrhein-westfälische Landesregierung von Ministerpräsident Armin Laschet (CDU) will bis zum Jahreswechsel drei bis sechs Polizeibehörden im Rahmen eines Pilotprojektes damit ausrüsten.

04.02.2019 - 22:14 [ teleSUR ]

US: Tasers Claimed 49 Lives in 2018 Through Police Violence

The California county board of supervisors and the district attorney launched ongoing reviews of the use and safety of Tasers, which were touted by police and the weapon’s manufacturer as a near-perfect, “non-lethal” weapon when they began coming into widespread use more than a decade ago.