Stun Gun

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Fairfax Co. Sheriff’s Office Temporarily Suspends Use of Stun Guns at Jail

The Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office announced they are temporarily suspending the use of stun guns at the county jail following the death of an inmate in February.


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No Cause of Death Yet for Inmate’s Death in Custody

Medical examiners have not yet determined a cause of death for a Fairfax County jail inmate who died after being restrained and subdued with a stun gun.


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No Charges For Cop Who Used Stun Gun On Patient

Baltimore prosecutors have declined to file charges against a police officer for using a stun gun on a 19-year-old hospital patient who fell into a coma and died days later.


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Baltimore Officers On Leave After Beating, Using Stun Gun During Arrest

Five Baltimore Police officers have been placed on administrative leave after making an arrest that involved hitting a man with a baton and using a stun gun.


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Baltimore Woman Cited For Bringing Stun Gun Inside BWI Airport

A Baltimore woman has been cited for taking a stun gun past a security checkpoint at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.


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Baltimore Police Reviewing Hospital Call Policy After Teen’s Death

Baltimore Police is reviewing its policy on responding to calls at hospitals in the wake of a teen patient’s death days after he was stunned during a struggle with officers.


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Police: Baltimore Patient Dies After Officer Uses Stun Gun

Police in Baltimore say they are investigating after 19-year-old hospital patient died days after a struggle with police and security officers in which a stun gun was used.


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Shoplifters Load Up Cart, Use Taser to Exit Store

A pair of would-be shoplifters in Annapolis, Md., took an interesting approach to the crime Wednesday when they filled a shopping cart full of $1,000 worth of power tools at Home Depot, rolled it up to the front door and then threatened employees who tried to stop them from leaving with a Taser.


This stun gun, designed to look like a cellphone, was caught by TSA officers at the security checkpoint at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. (Photo courtesy of @TSAMedia_LisaF)

Woman Tries to Bring Stun Gun on Plane at BWI

The Transportation Security Administration says a woman tried to bring a stun gun designed to look like a cellphone onto a plane at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.


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2 Men Charged in Stun Gun Robbery in DC

D.C. police say two men have been charged with using a stun gun to commit a robbery.