Most taser training and demonstration hits are applied anywhere EXCEPT the idiot voluteers' chest. This issue was first mentioned on this blog in May of 2008 [LINK].
In fact, many taser training and demonstrations are accomplished with carefully applied alligator clips attached to the idiots' lower torso and one ankle.
Talk about "avoiding the chest"... ...Taser International's highly FAKE demonstration and training protocols have been avoiding the chest for many years. Coincidence? LOL. And Taser International has been quoting these FAKE demonstration and training hits as an indicator of safety. If you've been fooled, then look at who has been playing you like a trumpet.
Another thing worth mentioning is that the taser darts used in training, and probably in many studies, have a penetration depth about 40% shorter (0.25 vice 0.40 inch) than those used on the street. It probably doesn't matter for all those FAKE back hits, but if any chest hit studies used training cartridges and failed to highlight this difference, and depending who was involved in the study and in supplying them with cartridges, then it would not be unreasonable to wonder if such lack of complete details was intentional.
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