"The misapprehension by many police officers is that the taser is a magic wand," Cal Potter (lawyer). "What it does is it compounds the situation exponentially." [LINK]
I wonder where the police officers might have gotten the idea that the taser is a "magic wand"? Maybe from the clearly defective training standards supplied by the manufacturer?
Other taser critical commentators have said the some police seem to consider the taser to be a "mute button" for subjects that they consider are talking back too much.
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