Tasers / Ronald D. Lankford Jr., book editor

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Subjects: Police--Equipment and supplies
Stun guns
Self-defense for police
Nonlethal weapons
Police brutality
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2012
Series: At issue
At issue. Civil liberties
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: 109 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Lankford, Ronald D., Jr., 1962-
Notes: LCCN: 2011053374
ISBN: 9780737759006 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0737759003 (hbk.)
ISBN: 9780737759013 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0737759011 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-102) and index
Contents: Tasers and stun guns : an overview / Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) News -- Tasers are safe when used properly / Jeffrey D. Ho -- Tasers are unsafe even when used properly / James Hibberd -- Excited delirium is an ill-defined phenomenon used to explain taser deaths / Bernice Yeung -- Excited delirium is a documented phenomenon / US Department of Justice -- Tasers are frequently overused / Stephen D -- Proper training will prevent taser overuse / The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) -- David Rosman : Second Amendment calls into question Columbia's Prop 2 / David Rosman -- Letter : Second Amendment does not protect taser use / Ed Berg -- Tasers should not replace firearms in all police situations / Rick Guilbault -- Easily available tasers can be used for self-defense and to commit crimes / Silja J.A. Talvi -- Tasers are not practical for self-defense / Nicola Griffith -- Tasers should not be marketed to women / Marc H. Rudov -- Tasers should not be used on students / Pierre Tristam
OCLC Number: 772608544
ISBN/ISSN: 9780737759006
0737759003
9780737759013
0737759011