The oldest taser lie in the world is that tasers have anything whatsoever to do with replacing guns.
San Diego News Network has reviewed the numbers and found that as taser use increased, use of pepper spray decreased. Furthermore, whereas there were ZERO formal complaints about excessive use of pepper spray by deputies from 2006 to 2008, SIX taser-associated formal complaints have been filed since 2005. [LINK]
You can buy a lot of pepper spray for the cost of dealing with just one formal complaint, let alone six.
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