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Some Police Officers Are Finding Tasers Less Effective Than They Once Were

There have been lawsuits claiming Taser shocks are deadly, but another problem gets less attention; officers often find them ineffective — leading to fatal shootings when they don't subdue a suspect.

This story is part of the APM Reports investigation When Tasers Fail . On the website, you can read their methodology for analyzing Taser effectiveness and explore their database of 258 cases where police shot people after Tasers proved ineffective.

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