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Unrest in Baltimore means big business for Taser

The past year of debate and strife in cities nationwide has pushed law enforcement agencies to begin adopting body cameras. The result: shares of body camera makers are soaring.

By May 1, 2015


Ranger uses Taser on man flying drone in national park

Technically Incorrect: A man wants to use his microcopter to enhance his enjoyment of a rising lave lake. The local ranger isn't amused.

By April 28, 2015


Customs seize haul of iPhone-shaped Tasers

Australian Customs and Police have netted a massive illegal weapons haul, arresting a Victorian man for importing 6,000 weapons, including hundreds of iPhone-shaped Tasers.

By May 4, 2014


A song of sparks and fire: RoboWars takes engineers to battle

Slicing blades, repurposed power drills and crashes aplenty -- engineers and electronics hobbyists are stepping out of their sheds with machines designed to fight, and the crowds are loving it.

By May 26, 2015


LAPD shooting of homeless man: First big test for bodycams?

Technically Incorrect: Bystander footage of LA police shooting a man dead has created a stir on YouTube. With two of the officers wearing bodycams, and an inquiry under way, the incident could be a pivotal point for police bodycam programs.

By March 4, 2015


Police on Apple store tasering: It was 'justified'

After reviewing an incident in which a 44-year-old woman was tasered for allegedly refusing to leave an Apple store, police conclude the act was "justified and appropriate."

By December 14, 2012


Woman Tasered after trying to buy too many iPhones

A woman trying to buy too many iPhones at a New Hampshire Apple store and ends up being Tasered by police outside the store.

By December 12, 2012


Useful! The drone with an 80,000-volt stun gun

At SXSW, a Texas company offers the Chaotic Unmanned Personal Intercept Drone. Yes, it's CUPID, not with a bow and arrow, but with a powerful stun gun.

By March 8, 2014


Studies show how tasers can do more than stun

Two new research papers highlight potential dangers of firing Tasers at the chest or head.

By May 2, 2012


Tasers--an officer's weapon of choice, '60 Minutes' reports

The Taser may seem like the perfect law enforcement tool, but "60 Minutes" reports that a recent study finds some officers may be too quick to use the popular stun guns.

By November 14, 2011