Mission Statement - De-Spinning the Pro-Taser Propaganda

Yeah right, 'Excited Delirium' my ass...

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The primary purpose of this blog is to provide an outlet for my observations and analysis about tasers, taser "associated" deaths, and the behaviour exhibited by the management, employees and minions of Taser International. In general, everything is linked back to external sources, often via previous posts on the same topic, so that readers can fact-check to their heart's content. This blog was started in late-2007 when Canadians were enraged by the taser death of Robert Dziekanski and four others in a short three month period. The cocky attitude exhibited by the Taser International spokespuppet, and his preposterous proposal that Mr. Dziekanski coincidentally died of "excited delirium" at the time of his taser-death, led me to choose the blog name I did and provides my motivation. I have zero financial ties to this issue.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

RCMP: "Sorry..."

CBC News - The RCMP intends to offer a formal apology and a financial settlement to compensate the mother of Robert Dziekanski, a Polish man who died at the Vancouver airport after RCMP officers used a Taser to subdue him. The CBC has learned that Gary Bass, the RCMP deputy commissioner for the Pacific region, is scheduled to appear at a news conference Thursday morning, where he will offer the RCMP's apology to Zofia Cisowski, Dziekanski's mother. ... [LINK]

It's a good step.

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