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.
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.
Like a hot knife through soft butter.
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.
Stanford researchers analyzed more than 150 studies on the use of Tasers and other electronic weapons and found that their claims of safety and effectiveness are muddled, at best.
Legal experts say a conviction would be "unheard of."
As law enforcement agencies come to rely more and more on Tasers as a less lethal alternative to guns, Taser-related deaths are on the rise.
A new bill bans only lethal weapons from being placed on the flying machines.