“The benefits of Tasers are obvious, they present an option which is infinitely less lethal than a firearm,” he actually said. “To me, the use of Tasers is a no brainer. Without them, the only choice of weapon an officer would have available to them when in a life-threatening situation would be their firearm, in which case the chances of the offender being killed are extremely high.” ... [LINK]
Tasers have been actually fired about 300 times in this jurisdiction [973 less 69%, ibid].
"Therefore" (sic), if not for the tasers, the NSW Police would have gone on a murderous rampage never seen before in civilized society (?). "Hundreds of lives have been saved."
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