For those that offer the mindless advice of "...just obey and you won't be tasered...", pay attention.
This case is about a regular "law and order" kind of guy. Just happens to have a medical condition that somehow led an officer, presumably a taser trained and certified officer, to repeatedly taser him.
Chicago, IL - The veteran civil rights firm of Loevy and Loevy has filed suit against Chicago police for Tasering a man 11 times in his own home as he suffered a diabetic seizure. ... [LINK]
Time to put on your thinking cap.
Under these circumstances (see the complete article at the above link), can you imagine the officer using his pistol to shoot the man? How about backing off and firing a bean-bag round? Can you imagine the officer whacking him repeatedly with his baton over and over again? Can you imagine the officer dousing him with pepperspray?
Those that claim that the taser is just another policing tool aren't paying attention.
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