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What Does 50,000 Volts From a Taser Do to Your Brain?

February 17th, 2016

New research finds that stun guns can create short-term cognitive impairment comparable to dementia — which can lead to unreliable statements to cops.

Patrick T. Fallon / Bloomberg via Getty Images file

The researchers found “statistically significant reductions” in verbal learning and memory; some participants also had trouble concentrating, and they felt overwhelmed and anxious.

“Being shocked had a traumatic effect on some participants,” Kane said, according to the statement. “Some were emotionally debilitated by the experience.”

The researchers suggest that police departments require officers to wait one hour before issuing someone their Miranda rights after they’ve been tased.

Source: What Does 50,000 Volts From a Taser Do to Your Brain? – NBC News

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Taser Continues to Dominate the Technological Takeover of Local Police

March 30th, 2011

 

  • Burnsville Police First To Use Body Cameras (Video)
    http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2011/03/02/burnsville-police-first-to-use-body-cameras/
  • Taser: Austin police to test cameras worn on the head
    http://www.statesman.com/news/local/austin-police-to-test-cameras-worn-on-the-1205078.html 
  • Taser Teams With Evidence.com for Streaming Secure Police Video
    http://stoptasers.wordpress.com/2010/05/22/taser-teams-with-evidence-com-for-streaming-secure-police-video/
    http://www.evidence.com/evidence_video_tour
  • Check out the original source here
    Stop Taser Abuse Network

    www.StopTasers.net

    Taser Continues to Dominate the Technological Takeover of Local Police

    March 30th, 2011

     

  • Burnsville Police First To Use Body Cameras (Video)
    http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2011/03/02/burnsville-police-first-to-use-body-cameras/
  • Taser: Austin police to test cameras worn on the head
    http://www.statesman.com/news/local/austin-police-to-test-cameras-worn-on-the-1205078.html 
  • Taser Teams With Evidence.com for Streaming Secure Police Video
    https://stoptasers.wordpress.com/2010/05/22/taser-teams-with-evidence-com-for-streaming-secure-police-video/
    http://www.evidence.com/evidence_video_tour
  • Check out the original source here
    Stop Taser Abuse Network

    www.StopTasers.net