Reuters - Canada's Mounties slammed in fatal Taser case
* RCMP acted prematurely and inappropriately, report says
* Mounties wanted report's release delayed
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police acted prematurely and inappropriately in their use of [an X26 taser] in an incident at Vancouver airport that led to death of a Polish immigrant... Robert Dziekanski died in October 2007 shortly after he was repeatedly shocked with a Taser stun gun and subdued by RCMP officers..... [LINK]
Geesh. With friends like Taser International, who needs enemies?
(Much of this mess can be linked back to their false claims of essentially perfect safety with respect to inherent internal risk factors such as cardiac effects. They could solve most of the problems with an honest two-page memo. Don't hold your breath.)
UPDATE: RCMP featured in the New York Times [LINK].
Also, UPI [LINK].
Also, AHN [LINK].
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