03/04/2010

TASERs under scrutiny after claims of injury

A California lawyer says he can prove that TASERs are connected to cardiac arrest

Editor’s Note: Several PoliceOne columnists provided analysis following the announcement last year by TASER International regarding the more effective target area at the lower torso. Numerous TASER instructors have been teaching to aim at low center mass for frontal shots for years because it’s more effective to engage the pelvic triangle to get a good incapacitation. The article below fails to mention that fact, and frankly seems pretty one-sided. For the rest of the story, check out our comprehensive coverage.

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