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Putting it together - Drawing, Firing, and Escaping

Posted by Anthony Carli on 6/5/18 2:28 PM

In previous Training Tuesday posts, we've covered the basics of TASER vocabulary, the functions of a TASER device, its components, and how to draw from a holster. Today, we put all those together with a drill lead by our TASER Instructor Sara. 

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FAQ - TASER Bolt and Pulse Cartridges

Posted by Anthony Carli on 5/8/18 11:00 AM

This week, we are ending study of cartridges and answering the most common questions about TASER Pulse and TASER Bolt cartridges.

TASER cartridge with afids and logo

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How to Load a TASER Cartridge into your device

Posted by Anthony Carli on 5/1/18 11:00 AM

Loading a TASER cartridge into a TASER Pulse or TASER Bolt seems simple enough, but proper technique is important to ensure safety to you and bystanders. Check out the steps below and a training video from TASER Instructor Sara Morrell.

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How to draw your TASER device from a holster

Posted by Anthony Carli on 4/24/18 11:00 AM

We've covered the importance of safely carrying your device in a holster or a bag in the last few weeks, but how should you draw your TASER device from the holster should you need it? TASER Instructor Sara Morrell shows us in today's #TrainingTuesday post.

TASER Holster

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What are Kydex holsters?

Posted by Anthony Carli on 4/10/18 11:00 AM

Kydex holsters are a great option for those seeking a sturdier way to discreetly carry a TASER Pulse in their daily life. Today, we learn about the Blade-Tech Kydex holster options for the TASER Pulse conducted electrical weapon (CEW).

Bladetech IWB Holster

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How TASER devices can cause incapacitation

Posted by Anthony Carli on 3/20/18 11:00 AM

TASER devices utilize a process called “neuro muscular incapacitation”, or NMI, to immobilize potential threats. Today, we explore how TASER devices harness electricity to override the nervous system.

Purple Backpack TASER Pulse

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Americans believe violent crime is on the rise. What do the statistics tell us?

Posted by Anthony Carli on 3/15/18 9:00 AM
Is there more crime in the US than there was a year ago? It can be difficult to address the question without allowing outside sources to influence your answer.

Recently, The Brennan Center for Justice found that the overall crime rate, violent crime rate, and murder rate all dropped in 2017. According to their analysis, the nation's 5 largest cities reduced their murder rate by an average of 10.8%, while the top 30 cities averaged a 5.6% reduction. The FBI's preliminary analysis of crime in 2017 tells a similar story, noting that from January-June violent crime decreased by about 1%, and property crime dropped by about 3%.
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The importance of practicing with your TASER device

Posted by Anthony Carli on 3/6/18 11:00 AM

In August, we conducted a survey of 479 randomly selected TASER Self-Defense customers and found that 25% of TASER product owners have never practiced firing their device. Over 40% have only practiced dry-firing their device. Most staggeringly, 22% of users said they were not confident in their ability to use their device. We consider that to be 22% too many!

Chart on How many people practice using their TASER Device

(Survey of randomly selected customers conducted via email in August 2017, n= 479)

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What's the Difference Between TASER Devices and Stun Guns?

Posted by Anthony Carli on 2/27/18 11:00 AM

Everyone's got their own idea on what a “taser” is, but as the exclusive manufacturer of TASER devices, we thought we'd clear up the misconception once and for all.

TASER Device vs. Stun Gun

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Professional & Self-Defense TASER Devices - What you need to know

Posted by Anthony Carli on 2/20/18 9:45 AM

Cops and security professionals carry them, and so can you. So what's the difference between what's in your holster and theirs? Check out this infographic to get the scoop on what differentiates TASER devices available to the public from those used in professional settings.

TASER Professional Series vs. TASER Consumer Series
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