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This is Your Brain on Taser

 

A Taser used by the Tempe Police Department. (Courtesy of Casey Kuhn)
A Taser used by the Tempe Police Department in Arizona. (Courtesy of Casey Kuhn)

 

With the spotlight on police shootings around the country, many departments are relying more heavily on “less than lethal” force to subdue suspects.

But there’s new research that shows the debilitating effects of Tasers may last longer than previously thought. 

Jimmy Jenkins from Here & Now contributor KJZZ in Phoenix reports. 

Read more on this story via KJZZ.

 

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