‘She could’ve hurt us’: Georgia police taser 87yo Syrian woman cutting dandelions

An 87-year-old Syrian woman who was cutting dandelions near her home in Georgia was tasered by police because she approached an officer with a knife. The police department has defended the move, despite outrage from her family. When Martha al-Bishara grabbed a knife and headed to a Boys and Girls Club near her house in […]

‘I’m a f**king legend’: Cheers as police Taser man who picked fight with literally everyone (VIDEO)

Published time: 23 Nov, 2017 12:57 Footage has emerged of a well-dressed man shouting “I’m a f**king legend” before being tased by police in front of a cheering crowd. The man had been strutting around London Bridge station, challenging commuters and station staff to a fight. The video shows the man, identified as Alan Parker […]

Family of man who dies after Taser incident gets $5.5 million verdict

Enlarge (credit: Junglecat) The parents of a 39-year-old who died in a Christmas Eve confrontation with the Los Angeles Police Department in 2014 was awarded $ 5.5 million by a federal jury on Monday, KPCC radio reports. KPCC reports that LAPD officers “hit the man with their batons and fists, pepper sprayed and restrained him.” […]

Axon, maker of the Taser weapon, defeats copycat firm in patent lawsuit

Enlarge / Phazzer’s Enforcer weapon retailed for around $ 600, compared with $ 900 for a comparable Taser weapon. (credit: Phazzer) Axon, the company formerly known as Taser, said Monday that it has successfully defeated a Florida company in a patent lawsuit over its electrical stun gun design. For Axon, the victory is the third […]

WATCH: Passenger threatened with TASER before being dragged off diverted Qantas flight

The flight from Perth to Brisbane in Australia was forced to turn back to its origin just one hour after takeoff.  Qantas said a 38-year-old man repeatedly failed to follow the instructions of crew.  Once the overnight flight landed back in Perth, Western Australia, Australian Federal Police boarded the plane.  Other passengers began filming as […]

Taser rebranding offers free bodycams for police

The stun-gun makers, Taser, now rebranded as Axon, are offering free body cameras and data storage for one year to police departments nationwide. The announcement comes a day after voters in Ferguson, Missouri amended the city’s charter to require police to wear body cameras. Under the program, police officers would be equipped with a body […]

Taser Debuts Orwellian New Name, Offers Free Body Cams for Every Cop in America 

Still: YouTube On Wednesday, stun gun maker Taser announced that it’s offering free body cameras to every police department in the United States. That’s 700,000 cops across 18,000 departments. Rebranding itself as “Axon” (as in the nerve fibers that connect neurons throughout the human body), the company said in a press release that it’s “going […]

Judah Adunbi: Bristol Police Taser Afro-Caribbean Community Relations Adviser [Video]

Sixty-three-year old Judah Adunbi was walking down the street near his home in the Easton area of Bristol, in the United Kingdom, when two local police officers apparently mistook him for someone they were “looking for,” as reported by The Guardian. After a verbal exchange and a scuffle, Mr. Adunbi, who is one of the […]