We've noted before that there seemed to be a very high rate of reports that tasers were ineffective. Ineffective tasers puts the poor officer into a situation that has suddenly become violent, but his taser ain't working.
We figured the rate of ineffective tasers was significant, by the fork-tongue stungun salesmen denied it.
Police figures show the X26 Tasers have had a greater than 25 per cent failure rate since they were reintroduced in 2010. [via TNT]
That's a very dangerous level of unreliability.
Search this blog for "ineffective" [LINK].
People have been KILLED because of ineffective tasers.