Tasers safer than batons and fists

日期:2019-03-08 07:16:16 作者:乔囟 阅读:

More: Read a longer version of this article USING a Taser to subdue a suspect is safer than police batons and fists. That is the unexpected conclusion of a study of incidents in which US police used force to tackle a person who was resisting arrest. Several people have died in the US after being tasered, and human rights groups have spoken out against the weapons. But John MacDonald of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and colleagues have found they seem to result in fewer injuries than more conventional methods such as batons. The team examined over 24,