Why are tasers bad?

Answer Tasers, also known as "stun guns," usually work by shooting hooks into a person's body and then send a large amount of electric current into the individual, sometimes as much as 50,000 volts.Effect... Read More »

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What are Tasers used for?

Tasers are hand-held weapons used by police to subdue suspects. Tasers deliver a jolt of electricity through a pair of wires that shoot from the device. It is propelled by compressed air, and the w... Read More »

What are tasers?

A Taser is a non-lethal, electro-shock weapon created and manufactured by Taser International. The weapon uses compressed air to shoot electrified probes at a human target. When touched by the prob... Read More »

Types of Tasers?

The Taser is a weapon that relies on electroconvulsive shock to incapacitate its victims. The word "Taser" is a brand name that refers specifically to weapons of this type made by Taser Internation... Read More »

Can Tasers kill?

A Taser, which is a specific brand of stun gun, is known as being less lethal than other subduing forces. However, using a Taser may cause neuromuscular incapacitation, which could lead to death.Re... Read More »