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New DPD Policy Will Allow More Officer Stun Gun Use

The Dallas Police Department plans to allow its officers to use stun guns more often and the decision has solid support from the Dallas Police Association.

CBS 11–04/20/2015

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Family Sues Fort Worth Police For Death, Reacts To I-Team Video

A lawsuit was filed against the City of Fort Worth and two police officers, claiming excessive force was used on Jermaine Darden in May 2013.

03/25/2015

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Former Fort Worth Police Chief Ties To Taser Questioned

Fort Worth city leaders are reviewing ethics and bidding policies in light of former chief’s relationship with a vendor.

03/03/2015

AP: Timeline Details Ties Between Fort Worth Police Chief, Taser

A timeline created by The Associated Press details Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead’s interactions with Taser.

03/03/2015

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AP: Former Fort Worth Police Chief Has Financial Ties To Body-Cam Maker

Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs, including former Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead.

03/03/2015

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Texas Officer Who Used Stun Gun On 76-Year-Old Man Fired

A Texas police officer who used a stun gun on a 76-year-old man during a traffic stop for an expired inspection sticker has been fired.

01/05/2015

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Police: Dallas Officer Shoots At, Stuns Suspect

Police say the suspect fled into the woods after an officer responded to a robbery report at a Family Dollar store in Dallas.

10/02/2014

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Grand Jury: No Charges For Officer In Stun Gun Death

A Tarrant County grand jury has declined to indict a Fort Worth police officer in connection with the death of a 300-pound man who died shortly after being shocked with a stun gun during a drug raid.

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2014

November 2012 mugshot of Salvador Munoz (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Police: Officer Shot And Killed Suspect Who Took His Taser

A man with a violent history was shot and killed by an officer Friday night after he resisted arrest, according to police.

11/02/2013

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Salesman Allegedly Repeatedly Shocked at Work

A former car salesman claims he was subjected to extreme workplace bullying.

KRLD–08/08/2013

A sales person demonstates a Taser gun at the Nations Gunshow on November 21, 2009 in Chantilly, Virginia. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

I-Team: Fort Worth Police TASER Use On The Rise

The CBS 11 I-Team is uncovering dozens of cases where someone was exposed to a TASER by a Fort Worth police officer and seriously injured.

CBS 11–08/06/2013

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Dallas Police Officer Sues Over Injury During Taser Training

Butler claims he was ‘tased’ for five seconds but the shock caused such severe muscle contractions he herniated three discs in his neck and suffered a compression fracture in his back.

07/12/2013

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