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Anyone ever been tasered? Or got a friend who has?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Almost_Famous, Aug 3, 2006.

  1. Almost_Famous

    Almost_Famous Active Member

    I see it happened to Dale Davis recently

    and howard stern plays a hilarious clip from the show COPS of some people getting tasered ...

    but anyone personally know anyone who has been tastered?

    it's tough not to laugh when watching clips of it happening ...
  2. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Never been tasered, but I have seen up-close demontrations of these stun sticks. Don't know if you've ever seen them but they're totally non-electric, instead downing people through sheer application at pressure points. They've tried using them in Texas prisons. Anyone know the name of these things? I'm drawing a blank even though we did a story on them once.
  3. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    I play softball with a bunch of prosecutors and private practice attorneys. After a game one night we go out to a local bar, and some state troopers they know are there. One of the prosecutors says he'll pay $200 to another one if he'll get tasered. So he did. And he fell and scraped his knees. It left a bit of a bruise. But otherwise he was fine and we all just laughed about it.
  4. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    Dumbass TV reporter here in town got tasered as part of a story on how the cops subdue people.

    Takes a real fucktard to volunteer to have that done.
  5. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Give him the taser! The taser!!! [/Beavis]
  6. CitizenTino

    CitizenTino Active Member

    We had a news-side reporter get tasered a couple years ago for a feature. No way in hell I'd ever volunteer for that, but the art from it was fantastic in a schadenfraude sort of way.
  7. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Ask Bruce Martin. He got tasered after the driving, uh, incident in Indy last year - so the police reports said.
  8. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    Brother is a cop and as part of his training he got tasered and foam pepper sprayed.
    He said that if they could do either to every bad apple high school kid, the crime rate would drop to zero.
    He also said he'd rather get kicked in the nuts then get either done again.
  9. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    A fraternity buddy of mine did it on a dare...

    It's safe to say he never did it again...
  10. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    I've had both taser and pepper spray. Neither are fun.

    When I was in military police school in 96, both were part of the curriculum, but I think they have been dropped now.

    The pepper spray was the worst. 45 minutes of splashing water in my eyes, and it still burned. Not fun.

    The taser training was cool. We were at the firing range for a practice day when and they smacked us in the back of the leg, we had to get off a couple of shots at the target. It was supposed to "simulate" being shot and having to fire back. Pretty cool training. I got off three rounds before I hit the ground. Hit the target with one in the shoulder.

    Don't want to do either again.
  11. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    A ``friend.'' Yeah, that's it. It wasn't me. It was a ``friend.''
  12. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I think that most police departments require cops who may use them to experience them. Good idea so that you don't go around zapping and spraying folks for shits and giggles.
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