86-Year-Old Brooklyn Man Says He Was Wrongfully Tased By PoliceJohn Antoine said officers came to the kitchen where he was making soup and tased him after responding to a 911 call for a 23-year-old man.
Review Under Way After Bystanders Hit During Police-Involved Shooting Outside Port AuthorityIn a statement, the NYPD reiterated that officers are authorized to use deadly physical force when they reasonably believe they must do so to protect themselves or another person or persons present from imminent death or serious physical injury.
Bergen County Police To Use Stun GunsThe 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.
Man Tased By Suffolk Police Dies Following AltercationA "violent and uncontrollable'' resident of a Long Island group home for the developmentally disabled died after officers used a Taser on him during a struggle, a police official said Thursday.
Man Dies Following Altercation With Meriden, Conn. PoliceThe man was pronounced dead at MidState Medical Center in Meriden after doctors tried to medicate him. The man's name is being withheld until his family is notified. An autopsy is planned.
Police Seek Suspect In Queens Park Taser AttackThe man allegedly came up behind a woman in Forest Park in Woodhaven and tased her in the neck before sexually assaulting her.
L.I. Armed Robbery Suspect Tased By PoliceJoseph Pittman was confronted by police in the parking lot as he was trying to flee. Pittman, 34, allegedly brandished the knife and threatened to hurt himself. The officers used their tasers to restrain Pittman, according to police.
Suspect Charged With Hurling Anti-Gay Slur, Using Taser On Man In QueensA man has been charged with a hate crime in connection to an attack in Ridgewood, Queens, in which he allegedly shocked another man with a Taser while calling him an anti-gay slur.
Rapper DJ Paul Arrested In Hell's Kitchen For Allegedly Carrying TaserAcademy Award-winning rapper and record producer DJ Paul was arrested this past weekend for allegedly carrying a stun gun in his pocket and an open can of beer in his hand.
Police Looking For Trio Wanted For Tasering Then Robbing Victim On 1 Train The suspects held the victim down and tased him before taking an unknown amount of cash before fleeing the train at 231st Street & Broadway Station.
NYCLU: Police Misusing Stun Guns Across New York StateThe 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.
Green Lantern: 'Stun Gun-Gate' Has Exactly Zero To Do With Jets' RexAs you probably know by now, a man decided the prudent thing to do on Sunday was to bring a weapon of some kind into MetLife Stadium prior to the Cowboys-Jets game. I'm here to tell you Rex Ryan is not to blame.