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In the wake of Eric Garner’s recent death after an act of police misconduct, the NYPD is reviewing its practices of using force and retraining all of its 35,000 officers. One senior police official stated that a wider use of tasers was being discussed, as it could lessen direct physical contact in a confrontation such as […]

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In the above video, DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia talks about his arrest for open container and possession of a taser in New York earlier this week. At six and a half minutes long, the thing could use a little editing, but Paul’s charisma carries it–apparently, he didn’t know the taser was illegal, but […]

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The NYPD is test-driving a new and improved taser reports NY1. The x26 is lighter, more powerful, and can pierce through 2 inches of clothing. Five precincts were given the new model and officers will commence their public experimentations imminently. I guess it’s better than getting shot with a gun? […]

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Since stun guns and tasers are clearly not frightening enough in their current form, the Pentagon is developing a version of their own. The nanosecond electrical pulse (nsEP) project is being coordinated by their Joint Nonlethal Weapons Directorate and unlike previous incarnations, theirs will be wireless, longer lasting, and can be adapted for short or […]

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So the company that makes the notorious Taser that police officers across the U.S. have been abusing steadily for years now, just announced that it might not be a good idea to shoot the weapon at a suspect’s chest, it could kill them. |USAToday| […]

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The British Home Office is considering arming officers with taser shotguns, capable of doling out incapacitating electric shocks from nearly 100 feet away. This would offer English and Welsh police the convenience of killing disturbed individuals standing on even higher ledges and taking down non-violent concertgoers without getting close to their naked bits. Naturally, Amnesty […]

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Details continue emerging about last weekend’s violent takedown of the Naked Wizard at Coachella music festival, like his real name, Johnathan Felch. Newspapers report that of the three cops who dragged the 23-year-old into custody, the officer who tasered Felch repeatedly is from the Banning Police Department. The two Indio police officers were the ones […]

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Earlier today, the Indio Police Department defended their officers who tasered the Naked Wizard at the Coachella music festival over the weekend. According to police spokesman Ben Guitron, the naked man was arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness and due to the crowd size, using a taser “was the best way to subdue him and […]

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As if the video wasn’t disturbing enough, here’s some equally shocking photographs of Indio police unmercifully dragging Coachella’s most entertaining act, the Naked Wizard, into custody. And despite what the he-deserved-it crowd says, even jackasses baring penis-looking appendages should be shown some semblance of leniency. Click through the gallery of horrors above and go here […]

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Among the many performances at the Coachella music festival, there was one act more disturbing and brutal than the rest. As hundreds of music fans looked on, three police officers beat down and repeatedly tasered a Naked Wizard who apparently wasn’t eager to throw a robe over his magic wand. Though we shouldn’t have to […]

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