Police Officers & Tasers

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Police Officers & Tasers by Mind Map: Police Officers & Tasers

1. Have to be certified to use

1.1. "Taser Weapons." United States Government Accountability Office. N.p., May 2005. Grand Valley State University Library. Web. 14 Feb. 2011. <http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GAOREPORTS-GAO-05-464/pdf/GAOREPORTS-GAO-05-464.pdf>.

2. Lethal Weapons

2.1. The Taser is used in the wrong situations

2.1.1. White, Michael D., and Justin Ready. "The Impact of the Taser on Suspect Resistance." Crime & Delinquency. N.p., 26 Feb. 2008. Grand Valley State University Library. Web. 14 Feb. 2011. <http://cad.sagepub.com.ezproxy.gvsu.edu/content/56/1/70.full.pdf+html>.

2.2. The taser does not work effectively

2.2.1. White, Michael D., and Justin Ready. "The Impact of the Taser on Suspect Resistance." Crime & Delinquency. N.p., 26 Feb. 2008. Grand Valley State University Library. Web. 14 Feb. 2011. <http://cad.sagepub.com.ezproxy.gvsu.edu/content/56/1/70.full.pdf+html>.

3. Non-Lethal Weapons

3.1. Used instead of a lethal weapon

3.1.1. Sousa, William, Justin Ready, and Michael Ault. "The impact of TASERs on police use-of-force decisions: Findings from a randomized field-training experiment." N.p., 4 Mar. 2010. Grand Valley State University Library. Web. 14 Feb. 2011. <http://www.springerlink.com.ezproxy.gvsu.edu/content/0637226r2nl366w4/fulltext.pdf>.

4. Tasers are being carried by airliner workers such as TSA

4.1. "Taser Weapons." United States Government Accountability Office. N.p., May 2005. Grand Valley State University Library. Web. 14 Feb. 2011. <http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GAOREPORTS-GAO-05-464/pdf/GAOREPORTS-GAO-05-464.pdf>.