Conscious Flow Radio

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Deaths Raise Taser Questions

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But because the mentally disabled janitor died after a scuffle with Spokane police, the city has been thrust into an international controversy over law enforcement use of Tasers, a gunlike electronic shock device.

According to an Amnesty International report, more than 150 people nationwide have died after being shocked with Tasers since June 2001. Ten Taser-related deaths have been reported since the beginning of this year.