Archived material Access restricted Article
Rantburg

Today's Front Page   View All of Tue 12/25/2012 View Mon 12/24/2012 View Sun 12/23/2012 View Sat 12/22/2012 View Fri 12/21/2012 View Thu 12/20/2012 View Wed 12/19/2012
1
2012-12-25 Britain
UK police used Tasers on children more than 80 times in 6 years
Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email fred.pruitt=at=gmail.com with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by lotp 2012-12-25 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [241 views ]  Top

#1 Ah, but no guns.
Kinda tepid "Yoots"? Hmmm.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-12-25 00:22||   2012-12-25 00:22|| Front Page Top

#2 Do they twitch and drool more, or less?
Posted by Skidmark 2012-12-25 01:04||   2012-12-25 01:04|| Front Page Top

#3 Issue out some of those old Webley's. A .455 round or two should gain their immediate and undivided attention. Bringing that pistol grip lanyard ring squarely down on the back of a head is also an attention getter.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-12-25 04:36||   2012-12-25 04:36|| Front Page Top

#4 the problem is with people who are wildly emotional. maybe because of personal problems, or because of drugs. i just heard about an incident where CHP officers in CA used a taser 8 times on a women - because she was out of control. but every time she was hit with the taser, she just fought back harder. some people will do that. so you wind up getting an escalation. in the story here, the woman's heart stopped beating after the #8 taser shot and the officers had to revive her. she lived.

the issue of non-lethal weapons is a very tough problem for the police. there is no perfect weapon out there that gets the job done.
Posted by Raider 2012-12-25 13:21||   2012-12-25 13:21|| Front Page Top

00:12 JosephMendiola
23:44 JosephMendiola
23:42 JosephMendiola
23:32 Pappy
23:26 Pappy
22:41 Barbara
22:39 Barbara
22:34 trailing wife
22:14 Redneck Jim
22:08 Redneck Jim
22:04 Redneck Jim
22:02 Redneck Jim
21:52 dan
20:58 JosephMendiola
20:49 Frank G
20:22 JosephMendiola
20:00 JosephMendiola
19:46 JosephMendiola
19:40 JosephMendiola
19:33 Mike Kozlowski
18:54 Bright Pebbles
18:29 Frank G
18:25 Frank G
18:04 Shipman

Rantburg was assembled from recycled algorithms in the United States of America. No trees were destroyed in the production of this weblog. We did hurt some, though. Sorry.
54.234.244.98


Paypal:
Google
Search WWW Search rantburg.com