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The deadly side of Tasers

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 7:00 PM | By Robert Karrass

Policing is a difficult job with inherent and constant risk to those tasked with protecting the public and upholding the law. Police safety must be a priority, but at what cost?

Non-lethal force should be and is the standard according to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services Use of Force Guideline, while lethal force is the exception and should only be used where it is necessary to protect against loss of life or serious bodily harm and where there is no reasonable alternative....