Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Taser

  • End of Berlin model project: Politicians, police dispute about tasers

    End of Berlin model project: Politicians, police dispute about tasers

    Since the turn of the millennium, German special forces have been equipped with „distance electric pulse devices“, and more and more states now allow them in patrol duty. Within three years, six people died in Germany after being shot. The use of this weapon is contested in Berlin. For five years, the police in Berlin […]

  • Against school massacres: Axon wanted to develop taser drone

    Against school massacres: Axon wanted to develop taser drone

    The leading manufacturer of taser devices wants to mount them on quadrocopters in the future. Civil rights organization EFF warns against normalization of arming drones and robots. After the recent school massacre in Uvalde, Texas, it is unclear whether the United States government will be able to prevent similar acts in the future. Stricter gun […]

  • More German state police forces introduce tasers for patrol police

    More German state police forces introduce tasers for patrol police

    Four out of 16 federal states are now introducing electric pulse weapons across the board. The right-wing conservative police union DPolG has declared itself to be the mastermind and is sponsored by a manufacturer. Whether the officers will use less violence with the new weapons, as claimed, is questionable. Every year there are two deaths […]

  • New CILIP website collects fatal police shootings

    New CILIP website collects fatal police shootings

    A striking number of people are killed by police in their own homes, and in many cases the victims were in a psychologically exceptional situation. A new website prepares information on police shootings from 1976 in a novel form. Written with the software developer, data scientist and data analyst Johannes Filter The greatest risk of […]