The NYPD wants to shock — not shoot. Commissioner Bill Bratton has plans to dramatically increase the number of officers on the streets armed with Tasers.
The county purchased 20 of the devices, which are equipped with video cameras. Half will go to patrol officers and the rest will be used by the county’s SWAT team.
The man was set to fly to the Dominican Republic. Instead, Port Authority Police arrested him.
The finding is based on an New York Civil Liberties Union study released Wednesday of 851 stun gun reports from 10 police departments, including the NYPD.