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Tasers: what are the health implications?

Peter Griffin posted in on July 24th, 2009.

Police use of tasers to subdue suspected criminals is again in the spotlight as Australian authorities investigate whether Western Australian officers should have fired aTaser at glue-sniffer Ronald Mitchell, 36, when he ran at them with a can of petrol and a cigarette lighter this week. Mitchell suffered third-degree burns to 10 per cent of […]

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