Saturday, March 28, 2009

Quebec Orders Police To Turn In Tasers

Quebec has ordered testing on tasers from across Quebec.

From The CBC:

Province recalls 167 weapons after some stun guns malfunctioned in testing.

The Quebec government is gradually pulling all its Taser stun guns off the street for testing after new lab results revealed problems with some of the weapons.

Quebec was the first province to order testing of the stun guns after a CBC/Radio-Canada investigation showed some used by Canadian police did not meet the manufacturer's specifications.

The province sent 52 stun guns made before 2005 to an independent lab for testing. Five of them performed outside normal range.

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Update: Quebec stun guns to be tested -- CTV

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