Gun Ownership : Tasers - Stun Guns - Cattle Prods

Discussion in 'Law Forum - Prisons - Gun Ownership' started by Destee, Mar 19, 2005.

  1. Destee

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    Hello Family,

    I watch COPS on television and i've seen more use of these tasers. It really bothers me. I understand that they are similar to stun guns and cattle prods. Again, it really bothers me that these things are being used on human beings.

    I've read that they are safer than guns, and that police shootings have decreased, where these weapons are being used. Unfortunately, these weapons don't leave considerably noticeable marks on a victim, and can be easily abused as a result.

    Of course i believe that it is going to be mostly us, that these weapons are used on. I don't like it.

    I remember hearing recently about a young boy, maybe 12 or something, was the victim of some police officer's taser.

    50,000 volts of electricity in a body seems quite extreme to me. No one knows the long term consequence of such. Yet we do know, that they can cause death in some instances, in the short term.

    Did i already say i don't like this.

    I wonder if the police keep a record of how often they use these tasers, who they use them on, the breakdown between Black folk and White folk, as well as other races ... lots of room for continued racial abuse, in a system rife with it.

    I think they should have to give a full account and records maintained and made public, when these extreme measures are taken.

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    surely destee these Tasers guns they using can be harmful
    and deadly with this kind of voltage it make the Heart race
    very fast while it numb the body to a shut down a not so healthy
    person can go into cardiac arrest / heart attack it's a deadly Tool
    i really think they brought this thing out to handle people of color
    every time i read about it , it's been done to a BLACK MAN
    gang members or out of control teen but this device is harmful and
    do damage to the heart it can leave a electrical wave in the system
    as long as 3 days it depend on where a human body is hit .
     
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    Anything that saves life is good.
    If a cop has a larger/stronger person that starts to move toward them when ordered to freeze what else would they do. Its either stun gun or a real gun.
     
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    Hello and Welcome Steve69 ... :wave: ... i believe this may be the first time i've responded directly to you! Thanks for being here with us!

    Certainly, if lives can be saved, that it is a good thing. But if lives can also be taken, which has happened, then these weapons should be monitored and reported just as guns are.

    We know how many Black lives are lost as a result of guns fired by the police (far too many).

    We should know how this is being used against us, compared to how they use it on others.

    Perhaps in a perfect world, this would not be needed information ... but ...

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    Yes agree should be a record. I think they have to whenever a real gun is fired. Should not be hard for a tamper proof counter on a stun gun and they have to justify its use. That would be a great idea. Of course they will say its used on us more to do our higher crime rate. But at least with a stun gun we are still alive to question them.
     
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    Would you prefer that they stick to real guns?
     
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    i'd prefer that the justice system be just.

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    they both can kill understand with the voltage hiting you in the wrong place
    will send you into cardiac arrest you can die .

    did you know that these weapons are used unlawfully by the law enforcement
    will you like it when they are laughing how you looked when your hit with this
    Taser/stun Gun this thing can do damage to the human body did you know
    such a electric shock can hurt the brain cells

    these things are for animals we are not animals but human beings !
     
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    Resident Policeman checking in. In most police departments they write in their incident reports the serial number from the cartige use and the person it was used on. However this information is keep in the police database it is not open for public view. The person involved can get a copy of the police report, but the general public will not.

    I was shocked with (taser) one in training to get certified to use it its unlike anything I have experienced before. I have been shot, cut, stabbed and anything else you can think about in the carrying out of my duties. You are right in that they have not studied the long term affects of using the taser.
     
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    so true the study of this device was short , what they learn
    was it works and drops people fast so they don't have to
    pull the service revolver out , but what they don't know is this
    also kills and if hit in the right place they can send a person
    into shock, they say for protection and safety of officers & the
    people but we the people they hit and damage to the nerve system
    this Taser is a high electrical weapon nobody earn the rites to get
    stun this just an electric chair in a hand held device .
     
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