Monday, August 10, 2015

NYPD spending $4.5million on Tasers and expanding stun gun arsenal to nearly 3,000

*Expected to add 1,000 more Tasers, chargers, power sources and darts

*Weapons cost $500 to $1,000 each and NYPD already owns about 1,700

*Only patrol sergeants and Emergency Service Unit members now use them

*In future supervisors on patrol will be given Tasers - training has begun

*Commissioner William Bratton called to expand NYPD arsenal in December

*Cops in Houston and Chicago use Tasers, while Boston and Detroit do not

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3192219/NYPD-plans-spend-4-5-million-additional-stun-guns.html

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