Mission Statement - De-Spinning the Pro-Taser Propaganda

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


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.

Monday, December 21, 2009

BBB reports Taser Foundations fails six charity standards

Better Business Bureau states that the "TASER Foundation for Fallen Officers" (TASER Foundation) does not meet six (of 20) Standards for Charity Accountability. [LINK]

"This charity does not meet one or more [six] of the 20 standards for Charity Accountability."

BBB reminds us that this conclusion was based on the findings at the time. Since that time the situation may have improved. Then again, perhaps it got worse.


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