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Taser Looks Beyond the Stun Gun to Cop Cams

That was the dare Taser International laid down at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in 1998, and hundreds of people lined up. Taser, today the stun gun supplier to America’s police, was still struggling back then, and auto …

North Carolina County Settles With Pallbearer Who Was Stunned

New Hanover County has reached a settlement with the family of a pallbearer who was zapped with a stun gun as he helped load his father’s coffin into a hearse. The StarNews of Wilmington, N.C., reports the incident happened five …

Pennsylvania Town Settles Stun Gun Death for $900,000

The family of a Pennsylvania man who called police about a stolen bicycle then died after being repeatedly hit by a stun gun will receive $900,000 under the terms of a settlement. Mount Joy’s borough council on Monday approved the …

North Carolina Authorities: Stun Gun Used on Woman at Drive-Thru

North Carolina authorities say they used a stun gun on a woman motorist who blocked a McDonald’s drive-thru for 20 minutes after employees refused to serve her because she cut in line. Authorities say 37-year-old Evangeline Lucca bypassed the order …

Lawsuit Against Montana Police Contends Cover-up

A man who filed a lawsuit against the Bozeman Police Department in Montana contending two officers used a stun gun without justification and left him with a serious head injury has filed additional motions contending police conspired to cover up …

Michigan Suit Filed in Stun Gun Death

A lawsuit has been filed by the family of a southwest Michigan man who died in 2009 following a confrontation with two police officers who subdued him with stun guns. The Grand Rapids Press reports the lawsuit by family members …

Man Dies After San Leandro, Calif. Police Use Stun Gun

San Leandro police say a man who resisted arrest outside a fast-food restaurant died after officers shot him with a Taser stun gun. Sgt. Doug Calcagno says around 11:30 p.m. Sunday two officers responded to a call about a man …

Oregon Jury Rejects Man’s Stun Gun Damage Claim

A federal court jury took less than two hours to reject a man’s claim that a Springfield, Ore., police officer used excessive force by zapping him with a stun gun as the man tried to flee over a fence in …