Agents of the law charged with the responsibility of maintaining and enforcing law and order among the citizenry.
Injuries caused by electric currents. The concept excludes electric burns (BURNS, ELECTRIC), but includes accidental electrocution and electric shock.
Professional medical personnel approved to provide care to patients in a hospital.
Individuals who have the formal authority to manage a hospital, including its programs and services, in accordance with the goals and objectives established by a governing body (GOVERNING BOARD).
Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.
Activities devoted to freeing persons or animals from danger to life or well-being in accidents, fires, bombings, floods, earthquakes, other disasters and life-threatening conditions. While usually performed by team efforts, rescue work is not restricted to organized services.
Brief therapeutic approach which is ameliorative rather than curative of acute psychiatric emergencies. Used in contexts such as emergency rooms of psychiatric or general hospitals, or in the home or place of crisis occurrence, this treatment approach focuses on interpersonal and intrapsychic factors and environmental modification. (APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 7th ed)
On the job training programs for personnel carried out within an institution or agency. It includes orientation programs.
Organized efforts to insure obedience to the laws of a community.
Control which is exerted by the more stable organizations of society, such as established institutions and the law. They are ordinarily embodied in definite codes, usually written.
The practice of medicine concerned with conditions affecting the health of individuals associated with the marine environment.
The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.
The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.
The assessment of the functioning of an employee in relation to work.
Individuals referred to for expert or professional advice or services.
The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.
The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.
Individuals responsible for the development of policy and supervision of the execution of plans and functional operations.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
Management activities concerned with hospital employees.
The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.
Small-arms weapons, including handguns, pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, etc.
Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
Planning, organizing, and administering all activities related to personnel.
To entrust to the care or management of another, to transfer or to assign tasks within an organizational or administrative unit or structure
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
The observation and analysis of movements in a task with an emphasis on the amount of time required to perform the task.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
Physiological or psychological effects of periods of work which may be fixed or flexible such as flexitime, work shifts, and rotating shifts.
Paramedical personnel trained to provide basic emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses. These services may be carried out at the site of the emergency, in the ambulance, or in a health care institution.
Health professionals who practice medicine as members of a team with their supervising physicians. They deliver a broad range of medical and surgical services to diverse populations in rural and urban settings. Duties may include physical exams, diagnosis and treatment of disease, interpretation of tests, assist in surgery, and prescribe medications. (from http://www.aapa.orglabout-pas accessed 2114/2011)
Duties that are based in ETHICS, rather than in law.
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
The educational process of instructing.
Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
The expected function of a member of a particular profession.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
Hospitals engaged in educational and research programs, as well as providing medical care to the patients.
Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.
Actions which have a high risk of being harmful or injurious to oneself or others.
Institutional night care of patients.
The use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance.
Penal institutions, or places of confinement for war prisoners.
Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.
A branch of law that defines criminal offenses, regulates the apprehension, charging and trial of suspected persons, and fixes the penalties and modes of treatment applicable to convicted offenders.
Management review designed to evaluate efficiency and to identify areas in need of management improvement within the institution in order to ensure effectiveness in meeting organizational goals.
A group of techniques developed to apply scientific methods and tools to solve the problems of DECISION MAKING in complex organizations and systems. Operations research searches for optimal solutions in situations of conflicting GOALS and makes use of mathematical models from which solutions for actual problems may be derived. (From Psychiatric Dictionary, 6th ed)
Surgery performed on the pregnant woman for conditions associated with pregnancy, labor, or the puerperium. It does not include surgery of the newborn infant.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
Smallest political subdivisions within a country at which general governmental functions are carried-out.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
Dyssomnias associated with disruption of the normal 24 hour sleep wake cycle secondary to travel (e.g., JET LAG SYNDROME), shift work, or other causes.
The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.
The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.
An enduring, learned predisposition to behave in a consistent way toward a given class of objects, or a persistent mental and/or neural state of readiness to react to a certain class of objects, not as they are but as they are conceived to be.
Terminal facilities used for aircraft takeoff and landing and including facilities for handling passengers. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed.)
Managerial personnel responsible for implementing policy and directing the activities of hospitals.
In current usage, approximately equivalent to personality. The sum of the relatively fixed personality traits and habitual modes of response of an individual.
A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.
Persons trained in philosophical or theological ethics who work in clinical, research, public policy, or other settings where they bring their expertise to bear on the analysis of ethical dilemmas in policies or cases. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Selection of a type of occupation or profession.
The effect of environmental or physiological factors on the driver and driving ability. Included are driving fatigue, and the effect of drugs, disease, and physical disabilities on driving.
The expected function of a member of the medical profession.
Management of the internal organization of the hospital.
About 1,000 police officers were permitted in 2012 to carry and use a TASER CEW. Use of the TASER device is legal for the ... Tasers A TASER conducted energy weapon (CEW) is a handheld weapon that fires two small dart-like electrodes which remain ... The repeated use of several TASER devices was considered excessive and unnecessary. The study done by Pierre Savard, Ing., PhD ... A fund for up to 10,000 additional TASER devices is being made available for individual chief police officers to bid for TASER ...
... and that the use of the Taser three times was wholly unnecessary. Smoak stated that a precedent for Buckley's case was already ... "The Eleventh Circuit's ruling licenses police officers to use Tasers as cattle prods to inflict gratuitous pain on a nonviolent ... Buckley's unwillingness to obey the law, and the fact that he and the officer were at risk of harm, gave rise to the officer's ... This decision protects officers of the law from claims of excessive force in events where the other party is unaggressively non ...
... or by police officers using CEWs at an event where it was unnecessary. Robert Dziekański Taser incident University of Florida ... Holder, Eric; Laurie O. Robinson; John H. Laub (May 2011). "Police Use of Force, Tasers and Other Less-Lethal Weapons" (PDF). ... "TASER X2 Defender". TASER International Inc. Archived from the original on 2013-11-13. White, Michael; Justin Ready (May 2007 ... the estimated success of an effective TASER incapacitation and arrest was 85 percent out of all TASER uses. Police agencies use ...
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DOJ reports Portland police officers and supervisors routinely violate both policy and the settlement agreement on Taser use. ... Portland police employed Tasers more times than necessary on such individuals, or in circumstances where such force was not ... an investigation to determine whether the Portland Police Bureau engaged in a pattern or practice of excessive or unnecessary ... The officers were not indicted. December 8, 2018 - Ryan Beisley, age 34, was shot and wounded by Portland police officer after ...
It involved a transit officer who saw the defendant (Mathews-Hunter) drawing on a window of a train. The transit officer ... Further, in February 2018, a man who had a mental illness also died from the use of a Taser during an arrest. This prompted the ... In 2012, Roberto Laudisio-Curti died after being tasered by police, which led to the NSW ombudsman preparing a report that same ... leading to unnecessary strip searches. There has also been recent discussion in the media concerning the use of force exercised ...
... unnecessary, excessive, and retaliatory force, including Tasers, chemical sprays, and their fists" on the victim, there was no ... or authoritarian officers; officers who learn inappropriate patrol styles; and officers with personal problems. Schrivers ... the Robert Dziekański Taser incident, and the shooting of Sammy Yatim. The public incidents in which police judgments or ... The officer pressed their knee on his neck and back, causing Rasman to die of asphyxia. The four officers were sentenced to ...
... with supporting officers firing non-lethal ordnance into the crowd to discourage advance. Police officers on patrol were ... One type is a conductive energy device (CED), an electroshock gun popularly known by the brand name "Taser", which fires ... And weapons that go beyond non-lethal intentions and cause "superfluous injury or unnecessary suffering" could violate the ... and eventually electroshock weapons such as Tasers, which were developed for use by police and also found a market in self- ...
The taser was used to prevent any injury to him and also to any police officers. - Hansen, Chris (2007-01-30). "Scary chats and ... This last one was tasered due to his claim that he had brought a gun with him. The taser probes failed to stick, so police ... but found that she had a reasonable chance of proving that NBC had pressed police into engaging in unreasonable and unnecessary ... Arrests are sometimes made in a dramatic fashion by multiple officers who, with Tasers drawn, ambush the suspect and command ...
The police officers typically had little qualifications or training as law enforcement officers, and they often took bribes and ... An example of increased use of police use of force has been in the use of tasers. From 2001 to 2007, at least 150 deaths were ... People of color have been the main people who have been targeted the most with regards to increased taser use. A decision by ... Police brutality is the use of excessive or unnecessary force by personnel affiliated with law enforcement duties when dealing ...
"Taser" (a kind of stun gun) issued to a member of the NSW Police Force. The Tasers issued to New South Wales Police are ... He spoke of the ease at which police officers were able to extend their warrants if necessary under the old act and stated that ... the use of the surveillance device was not justified and was an unnecessary interference with the privacy of the person ... The warrant must specify the name of the applicant and the officer primarily responsible for its execution. The warrant can ...
The officers in the unit have carried Tasers since shortly after the 1984 death of Eleanor Bumpurs, a disturbed, obese woman ... that might be unnecessary to the treatment and could be in force throughout the defendant's supervised release, was an improper ... "Taser Use in Man's Death Broke Rules, Police Say". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-05-06. ... In that instance, the man arrested was homeless and the officer arresting him did so under the guise of the ugly law as the man ...
An IDF medical officer on board located a secure spot, and oversaw treatment of injured soldiers. A second helicopter carrying ... Two female passengers were handcuffed and forcibly removed, while a male passenger was threatened with a taser. The Gazze 1 was ... 14 - all of them bear numbers - tasers him from a distance of 10 centimetres (4 in).] González, E.; Carbajosa, A. (1 June 2010 ... towards the flotilla passengers was not only disproportionate to the occasion but demonstrated levels of totally unnecessary ...
Body camera footage captured the Cincinnati officers comments to an 11-year-old girl he caught shoplifting at a Kroger in ... Isaac said Tuesday that using a taser was "unnecessary in this circumstance." ... 17: Police use of Tasers: Why and when do police use the shocking devices? ... Moments following a Cincinnati Police officers use of a Taser to stop an 11-year-old girl in a Spring Grove Village Kroger Sam ...
The way the bureau has cops using tasers "doesnt make sense to me," says Officer Tom Mack, a former police-union official who ... "That doesnt sound good at all.... Not having been there, I dont have all the facts, but it sounds a little unnecessary." ... officer-involved shootings have dropped by more than half thanks to the taser, says Sgt. Randy Force; his officers shot only 13 ... Officer Lile had not told Marks, "Leave or you will be arrested." Nor, in his report, did he say the taser was needed to take ...
Dusan Dan Pravica will plead not guilty to using unnecessary force in the infamous incident on a streetcar, his lawyer says. ... "It was so disturbing that a police officer would Taser someone who was down and shot fatally eight times. It would be hard to ... Dusan Dan Pravica - who within 33 seconds of the shooting climbed aboard the streetcar and Tasered Yatim - used "unnecessary ... Video footage of Yatim in the seconds before Pravica Tasered him does not show Yatim rocking back and forth, as the officer ...
Two Oklahoma police officers have been charged with second-degree murder after they used Tasers more than 50 times on a man who ... Court records said that "such dangerous and unnecessary tasing" was a "substantial factor" in bringing about Lakeys death. ... Tasers, also known as stun guns, part of a class of "less lethal" tools, are designed to help law enforcement officers ... Brooks, 27, had fled from the police after failing a sobriety test and grabbed a Taser from an officer during a struggle, the ...
... man has filed a police brutality lawsuit against the police officer and police department that he says shot him with a Taser ... The lawsuit alleges that Officer John A. Fuller of the Woodville Police Department used unnecessary force when he stunned ... All we ever hear from Amnesty International, is how many deaths (324 so they claim) have been linked to tasers. Do they ever ... The lawsuit also accuses Taser International of not informing officers that the Taser weapon was for self-defense only and not ...
... said police officers threatened to shoot her with a Taser when she asked an officer for his name and his badge number." ... The Tasering was so unnecessary and they just kept doing it.". The police on campus verified that Tabatabainejad was indeed ... HomeOpinionsPolice cross the line as UCLA student is Tasered. Police cross the line as UCLA student is Tasered November 29, ... "As the officers attempted to escort him out, he went limp and continued to refuse to cooperate with officers or leave the ...
Amnesty International recorded the largest number of deaths following the use of Tasers in California (92), followed by Florida ... I had first hand telephone conversations with retired Navy officer Duane Whitlock before he passed away in which he told me ... at least 500 people in the United States have died since 2001 after being shocked with Tasers either during their arrest or ... On Monday, Johnnie Kamahi Warren was the latest to die after a police officer in Dothan, Al. deployed a Taser on him at least ...
Pingback: Tasers: Unnecessary and Deadly Force , Human Rights Now - Amnesty International USA Blog ... Police officers around the country have sued Taser International because they experienced everything from strokes and heart ... And now Taser International wants police to have the ability to spray tasers over a crowd, hitting individuals, all at once. ... Police officers around the country have sued Taser International because they experienced everything from strokes and heart ...
... either officers or passengers)? Why was a Taser not utilized before shooting, and only after Yatim was already fatally shot ... Subsequently, Yatim is also tasered as he is dying of his wounds. ... so police presence would be unnecessary. Such a public force to ... In fact it is clear that the police officer took an individual initiative with firing at Yatim as no other officers ... Not a single officer has been charged for the death of civilians held in their custody despite dozens of such cases. ...
He could have commented on "routine patrol" procedures, how it was unnecessary for all three officers to get out of the car to ... and how it was bizarre that three well trained and experienced officers would have to use a TASER on a partially handcuffed, ... The one who TASERed Bollyn had spent 5 years as a Military Police in charge of prisoners. Obviously these men are very familiar ... Officer Felgenhauer said "I did not want to see what he was going to bring out of the house." Yet no search warrant was issued ...
Imagine that instead of tasering YOU (the passive-resistive subject), the police officer grabs YOUR CHILD and starts to taser ... is the police officer:. 1) Allowed to kill you?. 2) Allowed to induce unnecessary severe pain (torture)?. 3) Allowed to pick-up ... officers twice fired a taser to no effect. ...the driver grabbed a gun and fired, hitting Officer Christopher Burley once in ... TASER, X26, and M26 are registered trademarks owned by TASER International, Inc.. In this blog, the word Taser is generally ...
The officers are irrelevant. The issue is the Taser. Tasers need to be classified as a possibly lethal weapon and the rules ... Dont get me wrong, it was unnecessary to tase him, but they were absolutely correct in preventing an impaired person from ... Tasers. *Sound off: Will Lawrence police officers who carry Tasers be required to go through some sort of training program that ... Giving them tasers allows them to taser anyone for any reason; if you piss them off, dont cooperate, run, hide, any reason ...
About two-thirds of each shift has access to a Taser, and its expected all Regina officers will be equipped with Tasers by the ... it is now playing a part in both unnecessary "cruelty to humans" and a contributing role in taking the lives of our fellow ... 14 after he was repeatedly Tasered and pinned to the floor by RCMP officers at Vancouver International Airport.. Taser use "has ... taser-Related Deaths = 1043+ in North America. See "A LIST OF THE DEAD". According to Taser International, the taser had ...
Since someone would probably complain about researchers going around and tasering meth addicts, they used sheep instead. From ... a recent study was done to learn the effects of being tasered while on methamphetamines. ... Even when the police officers who use the taser have to be tasered themselves as part of their training, the situation is ... They shouldnt because we dont want a pile of cops with unnecessary head injuries. We might be better off without the cops ...
... that the Fredericton City Council has voted to authorize the purchase of TASERS for use by Fredericton City police officers.. ... The unnecessary death of New Brunswick citizens should not be among them.. I ask that your government prohibit the police use ... TASER use has raised concerns around the world and its use has preceded the deaths of approximately 50 people in North America ... A TASER is a weapon which discharges a high voltage shock, causing immediate and total loss of muscle control.. Amnesty ...
Imagine that instead of tasering YOU (the passive-resistive subject), the police officer grabs YOUR CHILD and starts to taser ... is the police officer:. 1) Allowed to kill you?. 2) Allowed to induce unnecessary severe pain (torture)?. 3) Allowed to pick-up ... TASER, X26, and M26 are registered trademarks owned by TASER International, Inc.. In this blog, the word Taser is generally ... If the police officers involved in some of these incidents are so risk-adverse that theyre willing to taser someone before ...
Instead, tasers will just be another weapon police have to terrorize us unto submission. 80% of taser use is against unarmed ... In the article Suhr says he believes that if the five officers who shot Woods had a Taser, Woods would not be dead. Mayor Ed ... unnecessary to kill us. This is a deliberate lie, because police training procedures explicitly say that in a life-threatening ... Speak Out Against Tasers for SF Police Wednesday February 10, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM SF Police Commission SF City Hall, Room ...
Tasers and Other Less-Lethal Weapons U.S. Department ... The Taser had an instant effect, and officers were then able to ... Most suspects said officers used excessive or unnecessary force to subdue them. Some suspects said officers used Tasers quickly ... Taser use had no effect on officer injuries, while in Miami-Dade, officer injuries were less likely when a Taser was used. ... Officers used hands-on tactics in 76 percent of the incidents. The next most frequent type of force officers used was the Taser ...
Yeah, the Taser-or-bullet argument is total BS, particularly in this case where neither was necessary. It may be, though I ... I view the debate over Tasers as a way of evaluating the powers we give the RCMP. I think the public outrage at the death, ... We could also rely on the S.I.U to somehow explain that the actions of the police officers involved were fully justified. That ... That, too, was the unnecessary act of a control freak, in my opinion. Some may have even seen it as manslaughter. ...
Not only have suspects been tasered by police in showers, leading to their deaths, but tasers have also been deployed on ... But instead, what they did is immediately escalate the situation and treat her with unnecessary brutality…She was fully ... Cop apologists will likely justify their way out of holding officers accountable by saying something like, "Well she should ... After attempting to exercise her rights not to incriminate herself, she found out the hard way police will not only taser you ...
Court documents do not say if Roff is accused of using one of the two Tasers he purchased for the Concrete Police Department ... According to court documents, Roff pressured his young brother-in-law into being shocked by the Taser. Two other men also told ... The two were arrested for investigation of third-degree theft and lying to a police officer, Sgt. John Kruse said, and ... Ex-Cop Accused of Unnecessary Tasing. CONCRETE This Skagit County towns former acting police chief has been charged with ...
It would have been Darin Felgenhauer who, as the lethal officer, was prepared to shoot me in case the TASERing made me go ... drive stun TASER shock of 50,000 volts to my lower back. The one with the gun would be the lethal officer, Darin Felgenhauer, ... unnecessary war against Germany. Nazi Germany announced the discovery of mass graves in the Katyn Forest in 1943 and was ... He enlisted in the Israeli Army at age 17, became a career army officer, and helped to found and lead the elite Sayeret Matkal ...
Officers were called to a homeless hostel in Argoed, south Wales, to deal with reports of a man, named locally as Matthew ... It resulted in police firing a 50,000-volt Taser at their 34-year-old suspect before restraining him.. A 22-year-old woman died ... The grisly murder of a woman in a reported act of cannibalism which saw her alleged killer die after being Tasered by police ... Mr Williams posed a risk to the public and I am extremely concerned that monitoring appears to have been deemed unnecessary.". ...
When the officer is using both hands to control the subject and hold the cuffs he is not holding a baton, Taser, pepper spray, ... Tasers. Federal appeals court upholds multiple uses of Taser against a handcuffed motorist who refused to comply with ... unannounced entries bring unnecessary violence to police investigations? Join us for a discussion of the Prince Georges ... The Taser X26, the CEW issued to Calgary officers, was the most frequently deployed of the 5 force options studied, being used ...
When the officer is using both hands to control the subject and hold the cuffs he is not holding a baton, Taser, pepper spray, ... Tasers. Federal appeals court upholds multiple uses of Taser against a handcuffed motorist who refused to comply with ... unannounced entries bring unnecessary violence to police investigations? Join us for a discussion of the Prince Georges ... The Taser X26, the CEW issued to Calgary officers, was the most frequently deployed of the 5 force options studied, being used ...
When the officer is using both hands to control the subject and hold the cuffs he is not holding a baton, Taser, pepper spray, ... Tasers. Federal appeals court upholds multiple uses of Taser against a handcuffed motorist who refused to comply with ... unannounced entries bring unnecessary violence to police investigations? Join us for a discussion of the Prince Georges ... The Taser X26, the CEW issued to Calgary officers, was the most frequently deployed of the 5 force options studied, being used ...
If a threat is identified, the officer must decide how to reduce it in a way that doesnt put others at unnecessary risk. That ... a TASER might not be a safe option either. In most cases, using those would be inappropriate and place citizens and officers in ... Non-lethal tools, including Extended Range Impact Munitions (bean-bags) or TASERs may be used if less-than-lethal force is ... An officers use of force must be judged from the perspective of the officer at the moment deadly force was used, taking into ...
If a threat is identified, the officer must decide how to reduce it in a way that doesnt put others at unnecessary risk. That ... a TASER might not be a safe option either. In most cases, using those would be inappropriate and place citizens and officers in ... Non-lethal tools, including Extended Range Impact Munitions (bean-bags) or TASERs may be used if less-than-lethal force is ... An officers use of force must be judged from the perspective of the officer at the moment deadly force was used, taking into ...
Search on "taser" at Digg.. Skull and Bones (wikipedia). Student Tasered at campus forum for Kerry. Kerry Responds to Taser ... The officers wrestle the young man to the ground and taser the poor fellow. A member of the audience then begins shouting, " ... who abuses his authority and transcends the bounds thereof by the use of unnecessary force and violence, as they do to a ... FDLE reviews Taser incident. UF polices aggressive acts inexcusable. Keeping the Tasers holstered. University of Florida Taser ...
... who attempted to run away with one of their tasers-a nonlethal weapon-before officers shot him in the back. Officers delayed ... Noting that Brooks took the taser from the officer, MaCallum asked:. "As someone who has, as you say, a brother in the NYPD, ... I advocate for cops, but you cant overlook unnecessary escalation of epic 43 minute encounter that in a bygone era couldve ... The facts are, Black people are two times more likely to be killed by police officers." "The facts are, this police officer, ...
Americans as young as 4 years old are being leg shackled, handcuffed, tasered and held at gun point for not being quiet, not ... One of the officers was accused of conducting searches of mens anal and scrotal areas, often inserting his fingers into their ... unnecessary. Of course people who think and behave this way encounter no oppression. Thats their reward for good, submissive ... taser, and arrest any individual at any time and for the slightest provocation. ...
... only mistake guns for tasers when they are confronted with a black person couldnt find it and thus just write that officers ... Its why now, when the cop who killed Daunte Wright not only says she mistook her gun for a taser, and is even recorded as ... Sean M. Carroll shows that panpsychism is unlikely and unnecessary * Fire use by hominins: an example of rapid cultural ... "The officers pinned his handcuffed arms behind his back for nearly 14 minutes and zip-tied his legs together. By the time he ...
I believe the officer who killed Michael Brown had both a taser and pepper spray available at the time. (He also had a gas ... 5. Tasers and other "less lethal" weapons allow cops to use less force. Tasers were meant to help subdue people, Balko says ... If you knock off a lot of the laws that force unnecessary confrontation (particularly the ones that are aimed at certain ... on the cover, then hand it to the officer.. (Ive never actually handed it to the officer. I like to walk it in to the station ...
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Taser Tag Weakness: Within the film, Lisbeth uses her taser repeatedly to even the odds between herself and her larger ... Officer Faste in Played With Fire and Inspector Paulsson of Hornets Nest are perhaps the two worst offenders.* Police ... It has no effect on Niedermann, probably being handwaved as due to his inability to feel pain, notwithstanding that tasers work ... Thankfully, the slightly more tasteful film adaptations leave a couple unnecessary ones out. ...
then admitted that he was given the option of a taser but it was just a bit uncomfortable so he chose not to take one.. im sure ... Not sure if its the same in other countries, but at least where I live, if an officer knocks at our door for any reason we ... Same could kinda be said for tasers. A guy over here got hit by one and died. Theres a risk with anything, even these non ... as well as history of unnecessary brutality towards black people, shooting a black man for JAYWALKING. a white man would have ...
One officer warned him that he would be shot if he didnt stop resisting while another called for a taser repeatedly. In the ... Ahmaud Arbery and Unnecessary Division. Ahmaud Arbery (25) was shot and killed by Travis McMichael (34) who was with his father ... Police initially used tasers which did not dissuade Le before they used a gun. The part that gets everyone the most upset is ... In quick succession, the officers find they have no taser and the shots are fired. (15) ...
The responsible weapon holder is lumped in with the criminal, and only the police officer is considered the one who rightfully ... During the millennial reign of Christ on earth where Christ reigns supreme weapons of any kind will be unnecessary ... Tasers, or Pepper Spray, much less a fire arm… ... My taser is always on me. 2/6/12, 2:56 PM ... but arent there some situations where one would consider a firearm burdensome and/or unnecessary? ...
Many police officers seem to have a nonchalant attitude when it comes to their tasers. But what would have been Mehserles ... tasers cause a strong physiological reaction. Therefore, using a taser is an action that requires strong justification. And in ... An example where shooting to kill was unnecessary and uncalled-for came all too soon after Johannes Mehserle was given a light ... Police departments, including BART police, are contemplating making Tasers standard equipment for officers. Of course, this has ...
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  • Nearly four years after Sammy Yatim was shot eight times on an empty streetcar, Ontario's police watchdog has ordered that a misconduct charge be laid against the veteran Toronto police sergeant who Tasered the 18-year-old as he lay dying, the Star has learned. (thestar.com)
  • Dusan Dan Pravica (front) "acted in haste" when he Tasered Sammy Yatim, according to the Office of the Independent Police Review Director. (thestar.com)
  • Sammy Yatim was killed on Saturday, July 27th by officers of the Toronto Police Services' (TPS) 14th division. (mediacoop.ca)
  • But at least 500 people in the United States have died since 2001 after being shocked with stun guns during an arrest or while in jail, according to a 2012 statement by Amnesty International, which supports stricter limits on the use of Tasers. (sfgate.com)
  • But even with tasers in only limited service, a WW investigation shows that Portland cops are using them at an unusually high rate and in circumstances that other cities actively discourage or explicitly forbid. (wweek.com)
  • With only 62 tasers, Portland tases more people each month than do cops in Phoenix, where 1,250 tasers are in use, or Los Angeles, which has 500 of the weapons (see chart, page 21). (wweek.com)
  • Richard Brown, a community-policing instructor who works closely with cops, says some of them think the bureau is a little taser-crazy. (wweek.com)
  • The way the bureau has cops using tasers "doesn't make sense to me," says Officer Tom Mack, a former police-union official who says publicly what other cops told WW only privately. (wweek.com)
  • In the video, the cops repeatedly say "stand up, stand up" after Tasering him, which was what confused and angered me the most. (tcnjsignal.net)
  • So this same racist routine of police killing people of color they say are endangering them will continue, whether cops have tasers or not. (bauaw.org)
  • Michels goes on to explain that at some continuing ed seminar he gave for lawyers and cops he said, "Given the screaming headlines whenever a law enforcement officer uses deadly force, one would think officers kill people all the time. (cuapb.org)
  • York, some cops carry a second wallet bereft of anything that might identify them as police officers. (policemag.com)
  • This finds cops often positioning themselves in half-assed compromises and while officers would be well advised not to leave their guns in personal vehicles, many do. (policemag.com)
  • Part of the problem may be a matter of bad conditioning: Many police academies have historically lectured rookie cops to secure their firearms in the trunks of their cars, a habit many officers adhere to long after the driving impetus for the request - their rookie status - ceases to be a concern. (policemag.com)
  • Although the company has maintained that the charge delivered by the stun gun is not life-threatening, a number of deaths have occurred shortly after individuals have been Tasered. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • The human rights group linked 334 deaths to the use of Taser guns between 2001 and August 2008. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • Amnesty noted that 90% of the Taser deaths examined involved people who were unarmed and did not appear to present a serious threat to the officers. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • All we ever hear from Amnesty International, is how many deaths (324 so they claim) have been linked to tasers. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • Based on the number of TASER deaths that I discovered by searching the internet in 2005, the death toll is likely well over 1,000 and possibly closer to 2,000. (educate-yourself.org)
  • The only way to determine a more accurate figure is to search the internet for newspaper accounts of TASER deaths. (educate-yourself.org)
  • Can we expect greater honesty on the part of police departments when it comes to TASER deaths? (educate-yourself.org)
  • Amnesty International recorded the largest number of deaths following the use of Tasers in California (92), followed by Florida (65), and Texas (37). (educate-yourself.org)
  • Of the hundreds who have died following police use of Tasers in the United States, dozens and possibly scores of deaths can be traced to unnecessary force being used,' said Susan Lee, Americas program director at Amnesty International. (educate-yourself.org)
  • In a 2008 report, USA: Stun weapons in law enforcement, Amnesty International examined data on hundreds of deaths following Taser use, including autopsy reports in 98 cases and studies on the safety of such devices. (educate-yourself.org)
  • However, medical examiners have listed Tasers as a cause or contributing factor in more than 60 deaths, and in a number of other cases the exact cause of death is unknown. (educate-yourself.org)
  • Even if deaths directly from Taser shocks are relatively rare, adverse effects can happen very quickly, without warning, and be impossible to reverse,' said Lee. (educate-yourself.org)
  • Since the summer of 2001, Amnesty International has been tracking the deaths that have occurred after police have used the taser weapon- we are at 320 and counting . (amnestyusa.org)
  • The primary purpose of this blog is to provide an outlet for my observations and analysis about tasers, taser "associated" deaths, and the behaviour exhibited by the management, employees and minions of Taser International. (blogspot.com)
  • Police in Regina have said they have no intention of limiting their Taser use, despite the recent deaths. (blogspot.com)
  • Why does our National Broadcaster have an interactive map of "taser-related" deaths in Canada? (blogspot.com)
  • Tasers, also known as stun guns, part of a class of "less lethal" tools, are designed to help law enforcement officers temporarily immobilize people by jolting them with electricity. (sfgate.com)
  • Every now and then, someone with a health condition ends up dead, but tragic, brutal beatings are no longer "departmental policy" because of the less-lethal Tasers. (ljworld.com)
  • From the article: "The less-lethal device of choice was the Taser X26, a standard law enforcement tool which can fire at suspects from a distance of 35 feet. (slashdot.org)
  • Police Use of Force, Tasers and Other Less-Lethal Weapons. (docplayer.net)
  • 3 May 2011 Police Use of Force, Tasers and Other Less-Lethal Weapons Findings and conclusions of the research reported here are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official positions or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice. (docplayer.net)
  • These include less-lethal weapons such as pepper spray, batons or conducted energy devices (CEDs) such as Tasers. (docplayer.net)
  • 5 P o l I C E U S E o F F o R C E Geoffrey P. Alpert, Michael R. Smith, Robert J. Kaminski, Lorie A. Fridell, John MacDonald, and Bruce Kubu police use of Force, tasers and other Less-Lethal Weapons About the Authors Geoffrey P. Alpert, Ph.D., is professor of criminology and criminal justice at the University of South Carolina. (docplayer.net)
  • During the middle of the 19th century, police officers in New York and Boston relied on less-lethal weapons, mostly wooden clubs. (docplayer.net)
  • the officers deemed it necessary to use the Taser in a 'drive stun' capacity. (tcnjsignal.net)
  • The Taser was used in the "Drive Stun" capacity, where the Taser is held against the person without firing a cartridge, and is intended to cause pain without incapacitating the person, officials said. (ljworld.com)
  • An AGTV video contradicts this account, clearly showing a Taser being used in drive-stun mode, it's distinctive clicking clearly audible. (daviswiki.org)
  • According to data collected by Amnesty International, at least 500 people in the United States have died since 2001 after being shocked with Tasers either during their arrest or while in jail. (educate-yourself.org)
  • On occasion, a police officer will attempt to "beat respect" into a person being questioned or detained or use violence when attempting to coerce a confession, but it is not within the scope of a police officer's authority to use force or brutality beyond what is needed to make the arrest. (basilelaw.com)
  • Body-worn camera video from responding officers involved in the 2018 arrest of 38-year-old Jacob Bauer has been provided by the Pleasanton Weekly by the Pleasanton Police Department in response to a Public Records Act request. (pleasantonweekly.com)
  • At what point did the officers tell him he was under arrest. (pleasantonweekly.com)
  • the recent revelation through videos and eyewitness accounts of other incidents of FPD excessive to deadly force that was unwarranrted by the precipating events shows a dangerous pattern in the FPD and reveals a culture of overly aggressive use of force when it is clearly shown to be unnecessary in the arrest of a person. (fullertonsfuture.org)
  • Our freedoms-especially the Fourth Amendment-continue to be torn asunder by the prevailing view among government bureaucrats that they have the right to search, seize, strip, scan, spy on, probe, pat down, taser, and arrest any individual at any time and for the slightest provocation. (rutherford.org)
  • It belongs in my "You've Got to Be Kidding" file along with Taser International's leopard-print MP3 player that doubles as a taser and their employment of Playboy Bunnies for promotion- but those are stories for another day. (amnestyusa.org)
  • 2. My diligence in uncovering true facts (more than a few that are, without a doubt, embarassing to Taser International), documenting their exact source via explicit Internet 'LINKS', quoting or linking to Taser International's own information, etc. (blogspot.com)
  • The incident wasn't serious enough to deploy a Taser. (usatoday.com)
  • According to the Daily Bruin, the UCLA campus newspaper, "Laila Gordy, a fourth-year economics student who was present in the library during the incident, said police officers threatened to shoot her with a Taser when she asked an officer for his name and his badge number. (tcnjsignal.net)
  • McNown, who worked at Goodyear with Haake, said he didn't witness the incident but couldn't understand why the deputies decided to use the Taser since they had already kept Haake from leaving by taking away his keys. (ljworld.com)
  • Judy Orthner, spokeswoman with Saskatchewan Corrections, Public Safety and Policing, said emergency response teams at jails in Saskatoon and Regina were in the middle of a Taser training course when the Dziekanski incident happened. (blogspot.com)
  • Chief Price's pending resignation comes in the wake of an incident in which two of his officers used a Taser on an 18-year-old autistic man. (blogspot.com)
  • The board found that Anderson, the first officer to respond, showed good judgment when he checked the address and discovered a caution alert that had been issued for Lyles because of a June 5 incident in which she had threatened officers with a pair of long scissors. (norwalkreflector.com)
  • The attempted removal of the minor child came after a police officer who came to the scene on a call earlier that same day reported that he smelled marijuana and reported the incident to CPS authorities, who decided the child needed to be removed. (stopthedrugwar.org)
  • A Texas man has filed a police brutality lawsuit against the police officer and police department that he says shot him with a Taser stun gun unnecessarily, as well as a product liability lawsuit against the company that manufactured the weapon. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • The lawsuit alleges that Officer John A. Fuller of the Woodville Police Department used unnecessary force when he stunned Hadnot in his home with a stun gun manufactured by Taser International. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • Scottsdale, Arizona-based Taser International has vigorously defended the safety of their stun gun weapons, and is usually successful in having itself dismissed from lawsuits of this nature. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • The Taser stun gun was applied to Haake three times, delivering 1,200 volts each time, Barta said. (ljworld.com)
  • Since then, some witnesses have defended their claims of having heard tasers, and one of those people - an Aggie photographer - took a photo that appears to show a stun gun in use . (daviswiki.org)
  • Though Duren was named officer of the year in 2001 for the UCLA police force, he has been involved in several unsettling incidents. (tcnjsignal.net)
  • These legal warnings are ever so slowly microstep tip-toeing towards the truth, that tasers are not as safe as they had previously claimed. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • The real truth is that police officers use deadly force far too little. (cuapb.org)
  • In fact, a UCSF study showed fatal police shootings increase after police have tasers. (bauaw.org)
  • To add insult to Remington's injury, he also received a poison pen letter from Michels, who ripped into him for supposedly saying that "an attorney for the Federation stated publicly that police officers should use deadly force more often" during a committee meeting. (cuapb.org)
  • The shooting unleashed a storm of public protest, with many seeing it as another example of unnecessary deadly force being used by police against people of color. (norwalkreflector.com)
  • Most of the complaints in which officers were assaulted started as misdemeanor calls, which generally do not call for the use of deadly force. (docplayer.net)
  • At the point where he pulls his hand forward and lunges at the officer, he is in such close proximity, and presents a clear danger of deadly force, the officer is left with no option other than to use deadly force to protect himself, the other officer and the three civilians that were present. (stopthedrugwar.org)
  • And now Taser International wants police to have the ability to spray tasers over a crowd, hitting individuals, all at once. (amnestyusa.org)
  • The study s most significant finding is that, while results were not uniform across all agencies, the use of pepper spray and CEDs can significantly reduce injuries to suspects and the use of CEDs can decrease injuries to officers. (docplayer.net)
  • SEATTLE-Taser probes, clubs and pepper spray weren't feasible alternatives when two Seattle police officers shot Charleena Lyles to death after she pulled a knife on them, according to a newly released Seattle police report. (norwalkreflector.com)
  • Anderson reported he had pepper spray and a club with him at the time of the shooting, but wasn't carrying his Taser because the device's battery had died. (norwalkreflector.com)
  • Pepper spray within the small confines of the apartment would be "tactically counterproductive," the board found, saying the potential secondary effect could disable the officers and make them more vulnerable to attack. (norwalkreflector.com)
  • Maybe something along the lines of a personal TASER, OC spray, or collapsible baton? (policemag.com)
  • The man, who turned out to be unarmed and suicidal, lived--because Ollenbrook's weapon was not a gun, but a taser. (wweek.com)
  • The lawsuit also accuses Taser International of not informing officers that the Taser weapon was for self-defense only and not to be used as a means of forcing compliance, and for making a defective product that is capable of causing severe injury or death. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • Instead, tasers will just be another weapon police have to terrorize us unto submission. (bauaw.org)
  • The lawsuit states that Jared Lakey's body was riddled with Taser probes and says that medical providers had told the family that Lakey died from multiple heart attacks. (sfgate.com)
  • Dusan Dan Pravica - who within 33 seconds of the shooting climbed aboard the streetcar and Tasered Yatim - used "unnecessary force," "failed to assess the totality of the circumstances," and "acted in haste," according to an investigation by the Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD), completed earlier this month. (thestar.com)
  • CINCINNATI - Cincinnati police investigators said an officer who deployed a Taser to stop an 11-year-old girl from shoplifting violated the department's use of force policy, but also found problems with his telling the girl: "You know, sweetheart, this is why there's no grocery stores in the black community. (usatoday.com)
  • Police investigators said officers should use the least amount of force necessary when dealing with juveniles. (usatoday.com)
  • Two Tasers were fired 23 times in the case of a Raton man who died after city police used the Tasers to subdue him, state investigators said. (blogspot.com)
  • An autopsy found that Jesse Saenz was hit three times by Tasers. (blogspot.com)
  • Provided body camera footage of moments after Cincinnati Police officer uses Taser to stop an 11-year-old girl at a Spring Grove Village Kroger. (usatoday.com)
  • Donna Gowdy wants answers after a Cincinnati police officer used a Taser on her 11-year-old daughter Aug. 6, 2018. (usatoday.com)
  • Councilman Wendell Young, a former police officer, said "I just don't know if you have room on the police department for people like this. (usatoday.com)
  • Body camera footage screen grab from Cincinnati Police Officer Kevin Brown. (usatoday.com)
  • It was so disturbing that a police officer would Taser someone who was down and shot fatally eight times. (thestar.com)
  • A former Atlanta police officer, Garrett Rolfe, was later charged with murder and aggravated assault in the killing of Brooks. (sfgate.com)
  • Terrence Duren, the offending officer in this case, had been fired from his job as a Long Beach police officer for "poor report-writing skills and geographical knowledge," according to the Los Angeles Times. (tcnjsignal.net)
  • On Monday, Johnnie Kamahi Warren was the latest to die after a police officer in Dothan, Al. (educate-yourself.org)
  • In fact it is clear that the police officer took an individual initiative with firing at Yatim as no other officers participated, and from the video, seemed taken off guard by the action. (mediacoop.ca)
  • Portland, OR (13 May 2010) - Gunfire that ended with one man dead and a police officer wounded began. (blogspot.com)
  • Why on God's green Earth would any right-thinking police officer still believe that Taser International is their friend ? (blogspot.com)
  • Physical violence should never be used by a police officer to punish, coerce, or intimidate, or they can he held liable for any physical or psychological damages the victim suffers. (basilelaw.com)
  • It is important to understand that a particular action taken by a police officer may be within the guidelines set by the officer's department and yet still be an unconstitutional violation of your civil rights. (basilelaw.com)
  • A prosecutor in northern Michigan has cleared the police officer who shot and killed a Grayling man as police and Child Protective Services (CPS) employees attempted to seize his three-year-old. (stopthedrugwar.org)
  • According to the Crawford County Avalanche , Grayling police Officer Alan Somero was called to Reddie's apartment for an alleged domestic disturbance. (stopthedrugwar.org)
  • Despite the fact that both women denied smoking or possessing any marijuana, the police officer then called in a female trooper, who carried out a roadside cavity search, sticking her fingers into the older woman's anus and vagina , then performing the same procedure on the younger woman, wearing the same pair of gloves. (rutherford.org)
  • On Nov. 14, an Iranian-American student by the name of Mostafa Tabatabainejad, 23, was repeatedly Tasered at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) library after he refused to show identification to the attending security workers, who check ID cards randomly after 11 p.m. (tcnjsignal.net)
  • Early in the day on their Twitter feed, the California Aggie claimed that the California Highway Patrol was using tear gas on protesters, but has since stepped back from that claim, having contacted the UC Davis Police Department who confirmed there were no tasers or tear gas used. (daviswiki.org)
  • An officer grabbed his arm as he was leaving to which Tabatabainejad yelled, "Get off of me" repeatedly. (tcnjsignal.net)
  • Axon Enterprise, which makes the Taser, says the devices save lives and prevent injuries. (sfgate.com)
  • Police officers around the country have sued Taser International because they experienced everything from strokes and heart injuries to spinal fractures and soft-tissue damage that they attribute to being tased. (amnestyusa.org)
  • 4 R E S E A R C H I N B R I E F / M A y About this report This study looked at injuries that occur to law enforcement officers and citizens during use-of-force events. (docplayer.net)
  • Injuries also cost money in medical bills for indigent suspects, workers compensation claims for injured officers or damages paid out in legal settlements or judgments. (docplayer.net)
  • When officers were assaulted with personal weapons 29.8 % suffered injuries. (docplayer.net)
  • There is no place for heavy-handed police tactics in a democracy, and Jude Basile is committed to holding those police officers who exceed their authority accountable for the injuries they cause when they use unnecessary force, coercion, or outright brutality. (basilelaw.com)
  • 9] At least 28 serious injuries were inflicted on students between 2010 and 2015 by school-based law enforcement officers. (apha.org)
  • and that he should not have been held liable for injuries to the arrestee when a different officer was the one arresting him, but the Fourth Circuit affirmed on all accounts. (wakeforestlawreview.com)
  • The police department allegedly failed to train or discipline its officers and failed to investigate claims of excessive force. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • Javier Valdes, the supervising officer in the case, has resigned, as has Adam Thran, whose presence at the time of the Tasering, Mr. Sullivan allegedly concealed. (blogspot.com)
  • For instance, during a "routine" traffic stop for allegedly "rolling" through a stop sign, Charnesia Corley was thrown to the ground, stripped of her clothes, and forced to spread her legs while Texas police officers subjected her to a roadside cavity probe , all because they claimed to have smelled marijuana in her car. (rutherford.org)
  • This blog was started in late-2007 when Canadians were enraged by the taser death of Robert Dziekanski and four others in a short three month period. (blogspot.com)
  • The cocky attitude exhibited by the Taser International spokespuppet, and his preposterous proposal that Mr. Dziekanski coincidentally died of " excited delirium " at the time of his taser-death, led me to choose the blog name I did and provides my motivation. (blogspot.com)
  • Subsequently, Yatim is also tasered as he is dying of his wounds. (mediacoop.ca)
  • The CHP subsequently admitted that a taser was used on at least one student. (daviswiki.org)
  • To my knowledge and understanding, a Taser gun momentarily stuns a person and renders them immobile for at least a few minutes. (tcnjsignal.net)
  • Cohen screamed as Berhe ran toward him and then stopped, momentarily backing away from the officer, who was pointing a gun at him. (thetruthaboutguns.com)
  • In fact, numerous potentially lethal situations have been averted using the taser, including as many as 17 situations like the one Ollenbrook faced, in which a suicidal person tries to force some unlucky cop to kill them. (wweek.com)
  • The police watchdog found sufficient evidence that Forcillo used unlawful and unnecessary force against Yatim to merit a disciplinary hearing. (thestar.com)
  • The lawsuit accuses Officer Fuller of using unreasonable and excessive force in the situation. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • Raton police Capt. Mike Galardi has said that officers had no choice but to use force to get Saenz under control. (blogspot.com)
  • Currently, the force only owns two of the conducted energy devices, and they are strictly used by officers with the emergency response team. (blogspot.com)
  • Most applications of force are minimal, with officers using their hands, arms or bodies to push or pull against a suspect to gain control. (docplayer.net)
  • Officers are also trained to use various other force techniques and weapons to overcome resistance. (docplayer.net)
  • This study found that when officers used force, injury rates to citizens ranged from 17 to 64 percent, depending on the agency, while officer injury rates ranged from 10 to 20 percent. (docplayer.net)
  • 1 The Fourth Amendment forbids unreasonable searches and seizures, and various other legal and policy controls govern how and when officers can use force. (docplayer.net)
  • These tools range from the officers hands and physical force to a variety of firearms. (docplayer.net)
  • It would therefore be reasonable to provide the officer with the means to protect himself, which is less then the lethal force of a firearm and a greater force then personal weapons. (docplayer.net)
  • Generally, it is any unwarranted use of physical force or punishment that is not needed to perform the task the officer is attempting in the line of duty. (basilelaw.com)
  • Plaintiff E.W., a minor and elementary school student, appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment for defendant Dolgos, a school resource officer, in E.W.'s 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action, which alleged that Dolgos used excessive force in handcuffing a calm and compliant E.W. for an altercation with another student that occurred several days prior, thus violating the Fourth Amendment and several state law claims. (wakeforestlawreview.com)
  • Lyles posed an immediate lethal threat to the officers and two of her small children nearby, the report says. (norwalkreflector.com)
  • You cannot rely on police reporting to accurately determine how many people are killed with TASER guns. (educate-yourself.org)
  • Some studies and medical experts have found that the risk of adverse effects from Taser shocks is higher in people who suffer from a heart condition or whose systems are compromised due to drug intoxication or after a struggle. (educate-yourself.org)
  • People get tasered. (blogspot.com)
  • Nonetheless, Michels threatened Remington with legal action for "directly or indirectly inferring" that he or the rest of his crew "advocate for police officers to shoot more people. (cuapb.org)
  • it seems to be that Black people have no rights that police officers need to respect. (tikkun.org)
  • The lawsuit states that radio logs from just before midnight on July 4, 2019, around the time that Lakey was shocked with the Tasers, documented a single report of a man "screaming and running down the road. (sfgate.com)
  • The Taser lawsuit was filed on August 30 by Mark Anthony Hadnot, in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Lufkin Division. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • A federal judge in Arizona has ruled in favor of Taser International Inc. in a patent lawsuit that pit the maker of electric-shock devices against a rival company. (blogspot.com)
  • That means Tybee must now foot the bill for searching out and training the new police officers and jail employees, on top of any damages the court might award the citizen victim. (blogspot.com)
  • SASKATOON -- In light of several ongoing reviews into the controversial use of Tasers, officials with Saskatoon Police Service and Saskatchewan jails have temporarily put off plans to expand their use. (blogspot.com)
  • They expect the police oversight system, and city of Seattle elected officials, to insist that SPD push harder to find other tactical options for officers in a situation like this," Guilmette said. (norwalkreflector.com)
  • Law enforcement agencies defend the use of Tasers, saying they save lives and can be used to subdue dangerous or uncooperative suspects. (educate-yourself.org)
  • The Board agreed that neither time nor space would have allowed for officers to ready themselves with their batons," the report says, concluding such a club is not an appropriate tool to defend against a threat with a knife. (norwalkreflector.com)
  • Note from Ken Adachi: I suspect that the death toll from the use of TASER guns in the USA is much higher than 500. (educate-yourself.org)
  • Is the Portland Police Bureau going TASER CRAZY? (wweek.com)
  • There are officers out there that don't agree with this stuff," says Brown, who sits on two advisory committees to the Portland Police Bureau. (wweek.com)
  • Because of their potential to save lives, there's been a "taser revolution" in police forces across the U.S. Chief Derrick Foxworth has vowed to acquire 190 more of these high-tech stun guns at a cost of $799 apiece, enough so every on-duty cop will carry one. (wweek.com)
  • Called as a witness during Forcillo's trial, Pravica testified that he could hear officers yelling "drop the knife" and he noted they had their guns drawn. (thestar.com)
  • In 2008, Amnesty International released a report on Taser police use , calling for departments throughout the United States to stop using Taser guns or to strictly limit their use to life-threatening situations. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • If police guns misfired as often as tasers are "ineffective", then the police would be lobbying for swords. (blogspot.com)
  • Police Chief Greg Suhr plans to reintroduce equipping officers with stun guns at next week's Police Commission meeting (Wed, Feb 10). (bauaw.org)
  • Police had been deploying Tasers, but holstered them and grabbed their guns when Reddie displayed the knife. (stopthedrugwar.org)
  • When Hadnot stood to go relieve himself, Officer Fuller shot him with the Taser, delivering an electro-muscular shock that is designed to disrupt a person's neuromuscular function. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • Worse than that, we can't always identify the individuals with latent conditions that make them more vulnerable to a taser shock. (amnestyusa.org)
  • But sworn officers are granted power and weapons in order to keep the peace. (blogspot.com)
  • LITERATURE REVIEW The United States Department of Justice Uniform Crime Report for 2002, Section II breaks down information on assaults committed on sworn city, county and state law enforcement officers. (docplayer.net)
  • Anderson faces potential disciplinary action over his handling of the Taser problem. (norwalkreflector.com)
  • According to The Counted (a United Kingdom-based Web site that operated from 2015 to 2016 and was the most timely, comprehensive source of U.S. data at the time),[4-6] at least 1,091 individuals were killed by law enforcement officers in the United States in 2016. (apha.org)
  • Officer Bill Ollenbrook's police radio crackled with what sounded like life or death as he entered a low-income downtown apartment building last May. (wweek.com)
  • The shooting, captured on citizen-shot video and widely disseminated in the days following Yatim's death, prompted outrage - not only because of the shooting, but the Tasering by Pravica as Yatim lay on the floor of the Dundas streetcar. (thestar.com)
  • Court records said that "such dangerous and unnecessary tasing" was a "substantial factor" in bringing about Lakey's death. (sfgate.com)
  • After watching it, I cannot understand how the city allowed officers who exhibited such gross recklessness, resulting in a man's death, to continue working. (sfgate.com)
  • New York) -- Two days after the death of a Georgia man who was shocked with a police Taser -- raising the known death toll from tasers to 500 in the United States -- Amnesty International today repeated its call for tighter limits on police use of the weapons. (educate-yourself.org)
  • I'd rather see the police with their hand nervously on their holster than this sort of taser induced near-death fiasco unfold. (blogspot.com)
  • I don't know if the Taser caused" his death, Barta said. (ljworld.com)
  • 11] Legal scholars describe a clear connection between increased exposure to stops and an elevated risk of death or physical harm by law enforcement officers. (apha.org)
  • Cop who used Taser on girl: 'This is why there's no grocery stores in the black community' Body camera footage captured the Cincinnati officer's comments to an 11-year-old girl he caught shoplifting at a Kroger in August 2018. (usatoday.com)
  • Brown used his Taser to stop an 11-year-old girl in a Kroger in August 2018. (usatoday.com)
  • Tasers protect citizens from such beatings. (ljworld.com)
  • A debate over the use of Tasers was reignited last month after the fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks, a Black man who was found asleep in a car in a drive-through at a Wendy's in Atlanta. (sfgate.com)
  • A large number of the fatalities involved misuse of the weapons, including multiple Taser shocks or exposing suspects to prolonged shocks. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • There are continuing reports of police officers using multiple or prolonged shocks, despite warnings that such usage may increase the risk of adverse effects on the heart or respiratory system. (educate-yourself.org)
  • Take police officers who were seemingly healthy and submitted to the shocks under controlled environments with medical supervision. (amnestyusa.org)
  • The comment was caught on Officer Kevin Brown's body camera and is the second time the officer is accused of making inappropriate comments while doing his job. (usatoday.com)
  • According to the statement from the UCLA Police Department, the security worker left and came back with UCPD officers, at which time the student was asked to leave "multiple times. (tcnjsignal.net)
  • The video footage shows that Yatim did not lunge at the officer, and remained on the streetcar at the time prior to the first shots. (mediacoop.ca)
  • Since the pair of Tasers were put into use three years ago, one was deployed one time to help gain control over a man barricaded in his bathroom, said Weighill. (blogspot.com)
  • Spencer Bryan, a lawyer for Lakey's parents, Doug and Cynthia Lakey, said both officers had initially claimed that they used Tasers on Lakey only four times. (sfgate.com)
  • They said they told the uniformed officer, who had been initially dispatched to respond to the call, that they would handle it. (bollyn.com)
  • Given the problems with tasers, especially among vulnerable groups like the mentally ill, police need to assess the appropriateness of taser use on particular individuals and should only elect to use the taser in dire circumstances when lesser alternatives aren't available. (amnestyusa.org)
  • Taser International is busy promoting a new product. (amnestyusa.org)
  • This week, Taser International showcased their latest in potential human rights violations to your local police chief at the International Association of the Chiefs of Police annual gathering. (amnestyusa.org)
  • This entry was posted in Business and Human Rights , USA and tagged amnesty international , dissent , human rights , police brutality , protest , shockwave , Taser by Dalia Hashad . (amnestyusa.org)
  • Funded in part by Taser International, a recent study was done to learn the effects of being tasered while on methamphetamines . (slashdot.org)
  • Since the study was funded by Taser International, Inc [wikipedia.org] (a for profit corporation), and that company might be about to go the way of the Asbestos companies very very soon [worldsentinel.com]. (slashdot.org)
  • One of the two is also the medical director of Taser International. (slashdot.org)
  • Medical director of Taser International? (slashdot.org)
  • Since someone would probably complain about researchers going around and tasering meth addicts, they used sheep instead. (slashdot.org)
  • Why was a Taser not utilized before shooting, and only after Yatim was already fatally shot multiple times? (mediacoop.ca)
  • Video released Friday from a Maryland police officer's body camera captures him warning the man to drop a knife and get down on the ground before he fatally shot the man as he charged at the officer. (thetruthaboutguns.com)
  • In the article Suhr says he believes that if the five officers who shot Woods had a Taser, Woods would not be dead. (bauaw.org)
  • The police department has said an officer shot and killed 21-year-old Duncan Socrates Lemp at his home on March 12. (thetruthaboutguns.com)
  • Lyles, a 30-year-old African-American mother of four, was shot seven times by two white officers June 18 after she called 911 to report a burglary at her Northeast Seattle apartment. (norwalkreflector.com)
  • Would you be willing to go to a protest knowing that police on the scene were armed with Taser Shockwave? (amnestyusa.org)
  • Two Oklahoma police officers have been charged with second-degree murder after they used Tasers more than 50 times on a man who later died, according to court records. (sfgate.com)
  • When Lakey would not comply with the officers' commands, Taylor and Dingman used their Tasers a combined total of more than 50 times, "which greatly exceeded what would have been necessary or warranted by the attendant circumstances," court records said. (sfgate.com)
  • The police on campus verified that Tabatabainejad was indeed Tasered numerous times. (tcnjsignal.net)
  • He had been stunned with a Taser three times by a sheriff's deputy, then handcuffed before he collapsed. (ljworld.com)
  • In 2004, the year they came into use, the Tasers were deployed 130 times. (blogspot.com)
  • Police misconduct, especially when it involves physical or psychological brutality, can undermine the public's respect and trust of law enforcement and can expose individual officers and police departments to litigation in which they may be found liable for victims' damages that results from the behavior. (basilelaw.com)
  • Even under the best of circumstances, being shocked with a taser is a bit like playing Russian roulette. (amnestyusa.org)
  • Aside from taser's questionable track record, the frightening trend in police crackdowns on dissent should make us particularly wary of the latest in taser technology. (amnestyusa.org)
  • He's saying that in a life-endangering police confrontation, when it's now "necessary" to kill us, that using a taser would make it 'unnecessary' to kill us. (bauaw.org)
  • The judge ordered Stinger not to make, sell or import the S-200 in the U.S. until Feb. 11, 2023, when the Taser patent expires. (blogspot.com)
  • Pravica called the complaint "frivolous and vexatious" while testifying at the 2015 criminal trial of fellow officer, Const. (thestar.com)
  • Nonchalantly, he had his hand in his pocket, as if just waiting for a bus, a simple presence assisting his "fellow officer" in taking this black man's life. (counterpunch.org)
  • While detained, Dilworth was involved in an altercation with a fellow inmate and an separate altercation with two correctional officers. (wakeforestlawreview.com)
  • The officer was found guilty of attempted murder in connection to the second set of shots, and sentenced to six years in jail. (thestar.com)
  • The three undercover tactical officers said Bollyn had approached the three of them, after they had gotten out of a car, which they had parked across the entry to his driveway - blocking it. (bollyn.com)
  • The baddie got off two shots before the officers finally put away their toy phasers and dealt with the situation appropriately. (blogspot.com)
  • He said Tasers are only supposed to be used in extreme situations, but added, "Every situation is different. (ljworld.com)
  • I must say, after watching the three videos, it appears the officers were professional and handled this situation very well. (pleasantonweekly.com)
  • With what we saw on the video, I think the officers would have been neglectful of their duties if they simply walked away to difuse the situation as several posters on here had suggested. (pleasantonweekly.com)
  • The video shows the officers escalating the situation by grabbing and handcuffing him for it appears no reason. (pleasantonweekly.com)
  • The video shows the officers escalating the situation that is what i see in the video. (pleasantonweekly.com)
  • Brooks, 27, had fled from the police after failing a sobriety test and grabbed a Taser from an officer during a struggle, the authorities said. (sfgate.com)
  • Police use of Tasers: Why and when do police use the shocking devices? (usatoday.com)
  • Strict national guidelines on police use of Tasers and similar stun weapons - also known as Conducted Energy Devices (CEDs) - would effectively replace thousands of individual policies now followed by state and local agencies. (educate-yourself.org)
  • The Canadian Police Research Centre is about to begin a yearlong study of Conducted Energy Devices, aka Tasers, at the request of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police. (blogspot.com)
  • The officers using the Tasers said the devices malfunctioned. (blogspot.com)