logo for print

Mass. police divided on TASERs


Only a few local towns have sought state O.K.

By Connie Paige
The Boston Globe

BOSTON, Mass. — In an incident a year ago, three Raynham police officers struggled to arrest a 20-year-old man who allegedly had abused his girlfriend.


A Taser X26 stun gun is displayed at the Oakland Country Sheriff''s office in Pontiac, Mich., Dec. 2006. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Matthew Hayes ordered the police out of his apartment, screaming obscenities and flailing his arms. The noise awoke neighbors, who crowded outside in the hallway.

Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Mass. police divided on TASERs

Request product info from top Police Less Lethal companies

Thank You!

*= required

Error occured while sending data

Join the discussion

Brand focus

Sponsored content
A true takedown device: How the Stun-Cuff wireless prisoner control device makes transport safer

A true takedown device: How the Stun-Cuff wireless prisoner control device makes transport safer

Learn how the Stun-Cuff wireless prisoner control device can make officers’ jobs safer during prisoner transport

Copyright © 2017 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.