NM Chief orders cops to carry TASERs

Carrying a TASER is no longer optional for Albuquerque police officers


By Jeff Proctor
Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE — Carrying a Taser is no longer optional for Albuquerque police officers.

Police Chief Ray Schultz issued a departmentwide "special order" on May 26 stating that "all sworn, uniformed (and nonuniformed) personnel will carry (Tasers) in the issued holster."

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