Some communities are sidestepping the debate on Tasers’ safety by simply banning them altogether.
The safe use of stun guns is drawing criticism as their misuse by police appears to be on the rise.
On July 14, St. Louis Park, Minn. police responded to a report of a Park Health and Rehab patient acting erratically. Zheng Diao, 76, was in possession of a knife and a pair of scissors. Unable to speak English, police