Tag: taser

Man Dies After Entering River Thames When Police Tried to Detain Him

A man who ended up in London’s River Thames after police fired a stun gun in a bid to detain him on Saturday has died in hospital, according to the Metropolitan Police. The family of the man, who was believed to be in his early 40s, has been notified, the Met said. The Met said it…


Bodycam Video Shows Police Shootout With Armed Man Inside Ohio Hospital

The police department in Columbus, Ohio, on Thursday released body camera footage after a 27-year-old man was shot and killed during a shootout inside a hospital on Tuesday. According to a news release from the department, shows Columbus and Westerville officers attempting to search Miles Jackson in a hospital room at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital…


Police Chief Promises More Tasers for Frontline After Officer Almost Killed in Attack

A UK regional police chief has promised Tasers for all his frontline police after one of his officers was attacked on duty and narrowly escaped with his life. Nick Adderley, the chief constable of Northamptonshire police, made the pledge on Monday after the officer was saved from being strangled to death when a colleague deployed…