On November 14, 2006, Mostafa Tabatabainejad, a fourth-year University of California, Los Angeles student, was drive stunned five times with a Taser by campus police while handcuffed. Tabatabainejad allegedly refused to show his school ID to a fellow student acting as security at the college library Instructional Computing Commons lab at Powell Library during finals week. A UCLA ID card with magnetic strip is needed to enter into the Library after hours and therefore it was assumed that all indi
A Taser is a non-lethal electroshock weapon used to incapacitate targets via shocks that temporarily impair the target's physical function to a level that allows them to be approached and handled in an unresisting and thus safe manner. It is sold by Axon, formerly TASER International. It fires two small barbed darts intended to puncture the skin and remain attached to the target, at 180 feet per second. Their range extends from 15 feet for non-Law Enforcement Tasers to 35 feet for LE Tasers. The
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The UCLA Taser incident occurred on November 14, 2006, when student Mostafa Tabatabainejad was stunned multiple times by campus police for allegedly refusing to be escorted out of Powell Library, following his refusing to present his BruinCard to a Community Service Officer. Present day (2007-present)
The University of Florida Taser incident was an incident in which a University of Florida student was stunned with a taser at a forum featuring then U.S. Senator John Kerry. On October 14, 2007, Robert Dziekański —a Polish immigrant to Canada—was killed during an arrest at the Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, British Columbia.
Taser safety issues relate to the lethality of the Taser. The TASER device is a less-lethal, not non-lethal, weapon, since the possibility of serious injury or death exists whenever the weapon is deployed. It is a brand of conducted electroshock weapon sold by Axon, formerly TASER International.
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