A study of Home Office data reveals that use of the stun guns has risen by more than 500 percent in England and Wales over the last ten years.
One senator suggested we combat sexual violence by giving women tasers. Another told Senator Sarah Hanson-Young to “stop shagging men”.
According to police, the man threatened officers with a glass bottle when they confronted him.
The Taser-related death of Dalian Atkinson is still under investigation.
Beloved of Aston Villa fans for the heroics of his early ‘90s heyday, Atkinson has been identified as the man who died after being tasered by police in Telford on Monday morning.
Like a hot knife through soft butter.
Bad news if you think electrocuting kids is not cool.
It's unknown whether the man from Riverstone, known as "Bear," died as a result of his burns.
A Sydney Man Tried to Cut Down a Power Line, Threw Petrol at Police, Then Got Tasered and Burst Into Flames
It's understood the man, known as "Bear," was angry because his power was cut off.
The LAPD has released a new report that shows the its officers disproportionately shoot mentally ill suspects, arrest African-Americans, and kill Hispanics.
At a time when police shootings dominate the news, the notion that Tasers are a safer way to subdue suspects than gunfire is a welcome one. If only it were so simple.