Civil liberties report finds deadly stun guns abuse by NY police

Reuters – Police throughout New York state abuse stun guns and have killed more than a dozen people with the weapons in recent years, according to a report released on Wednesday by the New York Civil Liberties Union. Nationwide, some 16,000 law enforcement agencies, including 350 in New York, use the electroshock weapons, also known as Tasers, the report said. Hundreds of people have been killed by stun guns across the country, including more than a dozen in New York, it said. Read Article