Silver Lake, Ohio -- The mayor has decided the village will not pursue the purchase of taser devices. Mayor Bernie Hovey said, "I'm very, very uncomfortable with the Silver Lake Police having tasers." [LINK]
Hovey said he is "concerned about not only the costs, but the liability" involved with the devices.
Like this? $100M lawsuit against Shawnee County Sheriff and Taser International [LINK]
Hovey also added,"I'm just not convinced that we need them."
Population (2000) Total 3,019. No you don't.
Hovey said, "Until I'm convinced, there's not going to be anything moving forward with it."
Plenty of material on this blog that will make that difficult. Almost every pro-taser argument has already been shredded.
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