LAPD Considering Adding ‘Stoppage’ to Tasers After Keenan Anderson’s Death
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is looking into options for altering its tasers to limit the number of times an officer could fire to gain compliance from a suspect—after a man died hours after an officer tased him six times in 42 seconds following a traffic incident earlier this month.
LAPD Chief Michel Moore said during the Jan. 24 police commission meeting he was looking into whether “a stoppage” could be added to the department’s electroshock weapons to deactivate them for a minute or two between firings.
Moore said the death of Keenan Anderson warrants “consideration of working with the manufacturer to consider establishing a limit.”…
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