Less Lethal

Taser Parties To Become The Latest Fad?

By Theresa Troolines Have you read or seen the latest buzz in the news recently on women holding Taser parties? Forget the Tupperware parties and the Avon Parties! Here are excerpts from three different sources: Foxnews.com Reports: “Women aren’t picking out the latest Tupperware anymore, but choosing which color Taser gun would fit best in…

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The New C2 Taser

By Barry Jenkins Benefits of the C2 Taser There have been several articles written about the benefits of tasers in protecting people’s personal safety. How much do you know about tasers? Have you considered whether this versatile item is the right self defense tool for you? This article will help educate you on the important…

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Tasers In the Media Is Taser Use Safe

By Barry Jenkins Unfortunately, there has been a great deal of recent media coverage about tasers being a dangerous self-defense tool. Usually these stories center on an isolated and rare incident in which a criminal has been injured while police were trying arrest them. While it is undeniable that all police activities carry risk for…

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Taser – How It Works – Is It Safe?

By Eugene Brenner Tasers are in the news now more than ever. Despite the sensationalistic slant, Tasers are now the preferred non-lethal instrument for law enforcement and concerned citizens to subdue unruly and aggressive individuals. A Taser is a type of stun gun. Despite some news media confusion, a stun gun is not usually a…

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Review of the Advanced Taser M18L

By Eugene Brenner The Taser M18L Advanced Taser is a popular consumer model produced by Taser International. This model has been used successfully by police although most agencies have replaced the unit with the smaller and more sophisticated X26. The Taser M18L sports a laser sight to help with aim. (You can buy this model…

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‘Don’t Tase Me Bro:’ Student Tasered at Kerry Town Hall Meeting

By Buzzle.com By Anastacia Mott Austin Students attending a town hall meeting at the University of Florida on Monday received more than they bargained for: a lesson in civics, including the parameters of free speech, the role of law enforcement on college campuses, and the role of media in modern day political discourse. And of…

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Canadian Taser Death Shocks Nation

By Buzzle.com By Anastacia Mott Austin Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski, 40, arrived at the Vancouver International Airport in Canada a month ago to begin a new life. He planned to live with his mother, Zofia Cisowski, who lives in Victoria, B.C. But after being held up in customs for more than 10 hours, an agitated…

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Alabama Police Taser Deaf and Mentally Disabled Man

By Buzzle.com Despite their attempts to charge Antonio Love with disorderly conduct – a charge the presiding magistrate would not allow – Alabama police are now in the unenviable position of having to try to explain why they used overwhelming force to subdue a deaf and mentally disabled man. Names of the Mobile, Alabama police…

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Tasers Pros and Cons

By Sayali Bedekar Patil Taser is the registered trademark of manufacturer Taser International, and is actually an acronym that stands for ‘Thomas A. Swift’s Electric Rifle’. It is a gun that stuns people by stimulating the sensory and motor nerves to produce strong involuntary muscle contractions. In the field of stun guns, tasers are preferred…

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