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Check out the top 5 Taser Arrests and arrests by Police Units for September 2018. This video features a compilation of police arrests made by Tasers. See police units in full action whilst arresting escaping criminals using tasers. The most amazing police chases caught on camera. Police bodycams are featured.
A Taser is a brand of electroshock weapon sold by Axon. It fires two small dart-like electrodes, which stay connected to the main unit by conductors, to deliver electric current to disrupt voluntary control of muscles, causing "neuromuscular incapacitation". Someone struck by a Taser may experience pain and over-stimulation of sensory nerves and motor nerves, resulting in strong involuntary long muscle contractions. The force applied is therefore proportional to the strength of the person receiving the shock rather than the strength of the police officer. Taser darts can incapacitate, not just cause pain compliance, and are thus preferred by some law enforcement over non-Taser stun guns and other electronic control weapons, which, like a Taser when used solely in "Drive Stun" mode, can only do the latter.
Tasers were introduced as non-lethal weapons for police to use to subdue fleeing, belligerent, or potentially dangerous people, who would have otherwise been subjected to more lethal weapons such as firearms. A 2009 Police Executive Research Forum study said that officer injuries drop by 76% when a Taser is used. Taser International has stated that police surveys show that the device has saved 75,000 lives through 2011, there have been instances where Tasers have contributed to serious injury or death. Other companies have produced similar devices (e.g., Raysun X1).--From Wikipedia