Friday, November 13, 2009
Fayetteville police will no longer use Tasers on folks who are passively resisting arrest
Police Revise Stun Gun Rules For Officers .
According to Ozarksunbound.com the Fayetteville police will no longer use Tasers on folks who are passively resisting and will avoid the upper chest area when administering the shock, according to a story today in the Northwest Arkansas Times. Avoiding the chest area as the primary target area lessens controversy from critics that the electrical shock could negatively affect a target’s heart. Police Chief Greg Tabor told reporter Kate Ward that the recommendations were based on Taser International’s own recent recommendations for using the ‘less lethal’ device. More HERE
AAPP: This is good news!
Posted by AAPP at 3:37 AM