Originally Posted by DanaT
And again, drunk drivers drive everyday and people don't get hirt by them.
I believe that tasers (and OC) are overused by police. Tell me,since I seem to be ignorant, how many TASERS are used everyday with ZERO injuries? How many are used everyday with MINOR injury? How many are used veryday with MAJOR injury?
In general if TASER are being used everyday to the extent, it seems to prove my point that police have a weapon that they think is non-lethal and OK to use with even a minor hint of "non-compliance".
Of course I don't think police going to wearing combat boots and black BDU pants have made the forces more professional either. It all goes together in my mind. Police, over the last decade or two have come to see themselves as para-military organizations with their weapons, dress, and actions. The tazer is just make use of force much easier for the officer.
I guess you would prefer a bone breaking good Asp or side handled baton?
But, I suspect you would rather send them out with water pistols and large fuzy stuffed animals that make that cute squeaky noise when they bounce off things.
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