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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Anatomy of a TASER Pulse

Posted by Anthony Carli on 2/13/18 12:00 AM

Before surgeons are given a license to wield a scalpel, they undergo years of education and training to understand where vital structures in the human body are located. Though the TASER Pulse is far less complex, there is still a benefit to understanding where important features are located, both inside and outside of the device, to help you build confidence in your ability to use it for self-defense. 

The Anatomy of a TASER Pulse

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TASER Terms and Vocabulary

Posted by Anthony Carli on 2/6/18 12:00 AM

Providing you a useful list of lingo that we use when discussing TASER devices.

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Welcome to Training Tuesday!

Posted by Anthony Carli on 1/30/18 12:00 AM

We're coming at you every Tuesday with tips and best-practices to help you gain confidence with your TASER device. So, from now on, Tuesday is training day, people!

TASER Devices All Generations

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When was the last time you checked the battery in your TASER device?

Posted by Jennifer Chan on 1/16/18 3:43 PM

In order to function properly, TASER devices need their batteries replaced every couple of years--depending on use. 

Check TASER Battery

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New Year, Smarter, Safer You

Posted by Anthony Carli on 1/16/18 12:00 PM

January is National Personal Self Defense Awareness Month. As you focus on your goals for 2018, take some time to review your self-defense plan and reduce your safety risks by taking the steps to be prepared.

TASER Confidence

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