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  • History of Taser

    1974: Jack Cover invents the Thomas A. Swift Electronic Rifle, or Taser, in Arizona. The stun gun uses gunpowder to shoot darts trailed by wires connected to a power pack in the gun.
  • Many civilians chosing less-lethal weapons

    Many civilians chosing less-lethal weapons
    With a push of a button, Carol Jara is ready to zap an attacker with her new stun gun. She considered getting a handgun, but decided against it. "I don't feel that comfortable thinking that I could kill someone," said Jara, 26, who lives in Miami and...

    Zap! You're on Taser Cam

    Zap! You're on Taser Cam
    How often do you get to see video of a 6-foot-4 naked jogger in swimming goggles getting stunned by a Taser? A tiny digital camera attached to an officer's electronic weapon and used by fewer than a dozen law-enforcement agencies in Florida now makes...

    Officers Not Responsible For Man's Death, Even After Tasering Him 34 Times

    A Waterbury man died earlier this month after being hit with a police stun gun. In Middletown, a state investigation recently exonerated police in the May 2010 death of a man who died following 34 shocks by a Taser weapon. State lawmakers had been...

    Fort Worth Offers $2 Million Settlement in Taser Death Case

    Fort Worth Offers $2 Million Settlement in Taser Death Case
    The city is offering record-setting $2 million settlement to the family of a mentally ill man who died after being shocked by a Taser, even though the police officer involved has not been cleared of wrongdoing, city officials said. Fort Worth city...