Tag: CEW

Do Your Security Officers Need Tasers?

The company formerly known as TASER and now known as Axon has created the market standard for what are formally called conducted electrical weapons (CEWs) or electronic control devices (ECDs). Axon says that over two-thirds of law enforcement officers around the United States carry its device. While Axon sells TASERS to the public, the market […]

Man’s Clothing Set on Fire by an Electroshock Weapon

Taser or “Taser-style” conducted electrical weapons (CEWs) are popular among law enforcement officers as a nonlethal method to control an individual who poses a threat to others. While a large number of police officers carry these devices, private security firms have lagged behind in deploying them. It could be that security firms’ clients are reluctant […]