Police Chiefs Organization Urges Taser Review - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

2/16/05

Police Chiefs Organization Urges Taser Review

Wednesday, the International Association of Chiefs of Police said it will issue a national bulletin in the next few days urging the review.

80 deaths have been blamed on the guns also called tasers since 1999. Some people suspect the electrical shock the guns produce may cause heart failure.

As you may already know, the Lubbock Police Department recently equipped all of its uniformed officers with new tasers.

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