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#Taser

# taser - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Police officers who carry Tasers are more likely to use force and be attacked
# Weapons Effect
# Weapons Effect

Police officers who carry Tasers are more likely to use force and be attacked

Dec 25th 2018, 7:00 PM 11,233 Views 19 Comments

Members of specialist Garda units are trained in the use of Tasers but they’re not widely used here.

# taser - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Convicted rapist arrested after day-long armed stand-off at Dublin estate
# Dublin
# Dublin

Convicted rapist arrested after day-long armed stand-off at Dublin estate

Oct 18th 2018, 10:25 AM 88,750 Views 39 Comments

The stand-off began at a house in Ronanstown after 9am yesterday morning.

# taser - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Man 'armed with Taser' arrested at Buckingham Palace
# Royal Family
# Royal Family

Man 'armed with Taser' arrested at Buckingham Palace

Sep 23rd 2018, 4:48 PM 8,803 Views 8 Comments

The 38-year-old is being questioned at a London police station.

# taser - Friday 17 August, 2018

US police chief defends using taser on 87-year-old grandmother cutting dandelions
# Martha Al-bishara
# Martha Al-bishara

US police chief defends using taser on 87-year-old grandmother cutting dandelions

Aug 17th 2018, 7:58 AM 59,809 Views 141 Comments

The police stunned her with a taser and handcuffed her after she failed to follow instructions to drop a knife.

# taser - Sunday 11 March, 2018

No plans to legalise pepper spray or tasers in Ireland
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

No plans to legalise pepper spray or tasers in Ireland

Mar 11th 2018, 4:00 PM 20,424 Views 48 Comments

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said it isn’t possible to police rural Ireland the same way as Dublin.

# taser - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Police Taser man after reports of people being attacked at London mosque
# Shoe Horn
# Shoe Horn

Police Taser man after reports of people being attacked at London mosque

Jun 21st 2017, 7:25 AM 14,760 Views 17 Comments

The man was waving around an item, later found to be a shoe horn.

# taser - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

1,800 extra police officers to carry Tasers amid increase in violent crime
# London
# London

1,800 extra police officers to carry Tasers amid increase in violent crime

Jun 20th 2017, 11:59 AM 6,422 Views 0 Comments

Knife crime offences have risen by 24% in London in the last year, compared with 2015-2016.

# taser - Friday 23 September, 2016

Teen caught carrying Taser stun gun spared jail
# Court
# Court

Teen caught carrying Taser stun gun spared jail

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:02 PM 14,075 Views 0 Comments

It was recommended that she be placed on supervised probation for six months.

# taser - Friday 24 July, 2015

"A taser is not a toy" say police as 14-year-old arrested over injury to boy (9)
# Belfast
# Belfast

"A taser is not a toy" say police as 14-year-old arrested over injury to boy (9)

Jul 24th 2015, 3:39 PM 6,701 Views 8 Comments

The 14-year-old has been questioned on suspicion of assault.

# taser - Friday 7 November, 2014

Hooded teens threaten shop staff with stun-gun
# Taser
# Taser

Hooded teens threaten shop staff with stun-gun

Nov 7th 2014, 4:42 PM 14,248 Views 5 Comments

The taser-raid happened at lunchtime today.

# taser - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Girl gets tasered, accidentally grabs a handful
# Ouch
From The Daily Edge
# Ouch

Girl gets tasered, accidentally grabs a handful

Sep 18th 2013, 6:53 PM 7,293 Views 2 Comments

This must have been painful for everyone.

# taser - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Man held four people hostage in Tipperary pharmacy
# Stand Off
# Stand Off

Man held four people hostage in Tipperary pharmacy

Jun 26th 2012, 12:52 PM 7,387 Views 18 Comments

The stand-off ended after more than two hours when a Garda used a taser on the man.

# taser - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Man who buried partner in a box found guilty of attempted murder
# Buried Alive
# Buried Alive

Man who buried partner in a box found guilty of attempted murder

Dec 20th 2011, 8:23 AM 2,477 Views 9 Comments

The woman survived the attack by her fiancee who was convicted yesterday at Leeds Crown Court.

# taser - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Police body drops investigation into Bolton man's death
# Police
# Police

Police body drops investigation into Bolton man's death

Aug 25th 2011, 7:02 PM 176 Views 2 Comments

A post-mortem has shown that the man who died after being Tasered by police in Bolton succumbed to self-inflicted wounds.

# taser - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Investigation launched over death of man Tasered by police
# UK
# UK

Investigation launched over death of man Tasered by police

Aug 24th 2011, 11:54 AM 441 Views 16 Comments

It is believed the man who was shot with a Taser gun was also suffering from self-inflicted stab wounds. The death is the third in eight days connected to police use of Tasers and pepper-spray in the UK.

# taser - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Man dies in England after being shot with a Taser by police
# Taser
# Taser

Man dies in England after being shot with a Taser by police

Aug 17th 2011, 9:09 PM 854 Views 34 Comments

An investigation has begun into the death of a 27-year-old bodybuilder in Cumbria after he was ‘Tasered’ by police.

# taser - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Pittsburgh fan tasered and beaten by police at baseball game
# Crowd Trouble
From The42
# Crowd Trouble

Pittsburgh fan tasered and beaten by police at baseball game

Apr 12th 2011, 11:06 AM 506 Views 0 Comments

WATCH: Police strike man with batons as they try to eject him from stadium.

# taser - Monday 21 March, 2011

Man sues NYPD after being tasered for double parking
# Zero Tolerance
From The Daily Edge
# Zero Tolerance

Man sues NYPD after being tasered for double parking

Mar 21st 2011, 1:41 PM 419 Views 0 Comments

Surgeons were needed to remove an inch-long taser prong from a man’s back following an incident in April 2010.

# taser - Friday 6 August, 2010

Police apologise for hitting teenage girl with Taser
# Taser
# Taser

Police apologise for hitting teenage girl with Taser

Aug 6th 2010, 2:53 PM 461 Views 0 Comments

Officers missed their mark and struck teen bystander.