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I Am Skooter
So here's us, on the raggedy edge.
Watchmaker steadies his delicate hand / I want you / For barbeque parties on blood red sands
— Peter Gabriel, And Through the Wire
February 13, 2009
Well, Duh!

One would think this would have been self evident by now. I’m just glad they didn’t create a Royal Commission to study this. The emphasis is mine.

Tasers potentially lethal, RCMP head tells MPs
Commissioner says stun guns ‘far, far less lethal’ than conventional firearms
Last Updated: Thursday, February 12, 2009
CBC News

A revised RCMP policy that restricts how officers can use Tasers recognizes the stun guns can cause death, especially when fired on “acutely agitated” individuals, the head of the Mounties said Thursday.

“The RCMP’s revised CEW policy underscores that there are risks associated with the deployment of the device and emphasizes that those risks include the risk of death, particularly for acutely agitated individuals,” Elliott told the committee.

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