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Study shows tasers generally safe in police hands

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By Johnathan Ryan

An independent study on the safety of using taser guns in law enforcement shows that the electric weapon appears generally safe when used correctly.

The final report, one of the first of its kind, was released last week.

The inherent safeness of the taser - which has in rare cases resulted in death or serious injury to suspects in recent years - was studied by emergency room specialist Dr. William Bozeman and his colleagues at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston Salem, N.C., this year.


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