TASER Information

What Is A TASER Gun?

TASER International, Inc. is the only company that manufactures TASERs. Their products are the only ones bearing the TASER trademark. TASERs are non-lethal weapons that use harmless electrical shocks to disrupt the target’s nervous system. While being shocked, the target has no control over his skeletal muscles and simply falls down.
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Stun Guns Laws and Regulations in Illinois

stun gun laws illinoisIn most states, the use of stun guns is permitted for home protection, although many of the states place harsh restrictions on them outside of the home, often prohibiting a person to carry or possess them in public.

In 2005, Gov. Blagojevich signed into law Senate Bill 1962, which states that for an individual to own a stun gun or TASER, they must first have a Firearm Owner’s Identification Card (FOID), making Illinois the first state to do so.

Consequently, in the state of Illinois, while the use of stun guns is legal, the legality of them comes with restrictions. The Illinois State Police state under the Criminal Code of 1961, Article 24, Section 2(a)(1) that “No person may require or possess any firearm, stun gun, or Taser within this State without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner’s Identification Card previously issued in his or her name by the Department of State Police under the provisions of this Act.”

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Stun Guns for Stopping Home Intruder

stun guns for stopping home intruders
According to the FBI statistics, “in 2009, there were an estimated 2,199,125 burglaries”. That’s one every 15 seconds. If your home is next, are you prepared?

  • 2,199,125 burglaries in 2009
  • One every 15 seconds

 

Benefits of owning a Stun Gun:

    • Increases your chance of survival
    • Much safer to store than a firearm for home with your children
    • No permanent damage to attacker, so you can live with yourself

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Stun Guns For College Students

college student self defenseSending your kids off to college is an emotional time. You are so proud of their achievements and are excited (and a little sad) that they are leaving home. They will be on their own and will learn to become independent responsible adults. We hope that the college provides a safe atmosphere to achieve this, but we know today that more and more violence is happening on college campuses. How can we ensure their safety away from home?

According to the FBI report, there were 501 acts of forcible rape, 1445 aggravated assaults and 12128 burglaries that occurred on our college campuses last year. Continue reading

The Stun Gun Laws in California

stun gun laws in californiaWhen it comes to personal safety and California, many people will ask themselves the following question: Is it legal to have a stun gun in California? The simple answer to this is: Yes.

According to Section 12650 of California’s 2008 Dangerous Weapons Law, a stun gun “is any item, except a TASER, used or intended to be used as either an offensive or defensive weapon that is capable of temporarily immobilizing a person by the infliction of an electrical charge.”

However, while California law makes stun guns legal, there are certain restrictions and requirements in place as to who can actually purchase and own one.

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What Self Defense Device Can You Pack in Your Baggage?

taser in carry on luggageHere we look at what the prohibited self defense devices in your carry-on baggage are, helping you avoid any unwanted fines.

Nowadays, it goes without saying that there are more people turning their attention to self defense devices such as stun guns and pepper spray for increased protection when they need it the most. After all, you never know when someone is going to target you, which is why it’s always a good idea to have a device you can rely upon on hand to help you out.

However, saying that, there are times when relinquishing your self defense device is a requirement, particularly when it comes to your carry-on baggage even if this may seem, for many, the time when they need extra protection.

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Know How To Protect Yourself in a Street Fight

use a taser in a street fightIt is important to know how to protect yourself in an attack so that you can avoid becoming another statistic in tomorrow’s news headlines. Here we show you how in six simple steps.

In the United States the rate of violent victimization increased 17 percent from 19.3 victimizations per 1,000 persons aged 12 and older in 2010 to 22.5 percent in 2011, according to data conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. This is why knowing how to avoid becoming another victim is vital to staying out of harm’s way and ahead of someone else’s idea of harming you.

 

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Jack Cover and the TASER

buy taser gunIn 1969, the taser as we know it today was invented by John Higson ‘Jack’ Cover. In the 1960s, US authorities were faced with countless hijackings where an armed sky marshal could bring down a plane with the use of a gunshot. As a result they were searching for a weapon that could easily apprehend a suspect without killing him.

At the time, Cover was then a scientist working on NASA’s Apollo moon landing project when he came across an article about how a man had become immobilised by touching a fallen power line, but had survived.

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How to Protect Yourself from Dog Attacks

stun gun against dogsDog attacks take place across the world. Inflicting people of all ages, but how do you avoid becoming a victim of a dog attack?

In the United States, it is estimated that 4.7 million dog bites occur every year, according to figures by the center of disease control. It is often said that prevention is better than a cure, so before you find yourself confronted by a violent dog, it is a good idea to see how you can avoid such a situation from happening in the first place.

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How to Choose a TASER

How to Choose a TASER

TASER Models Designed For Civilians

TASER International makes three models designed to meet the needs of civilians. They are the TASER C2 , TASER M26C, and the TASER X2.

TASER C2

TASER M26C

TASER X2

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Price $399.99 $499.95 $999.00
Is This Right For You? The C2 is specially designed for women or anyone who is looking for a simple-to-use, easy-to-carry, non-lethal self defense product that they can carry around or leave at home. Perfect choice for a security guard, bouncer, bounty hunter or anyone who is used to shooting a firearm and wants to intimidate the bad guy with just the look of the weapon. Perfect choice for a security guard, bouncer, bounty hunter or anyone who is used to shooting a firearm and wants to intimidate the bad guy with just the look of the weapon.
Design Features The C2 has a very unique and discrete design. It isn’t shaped like a weapon. It is small (6″ long) and light weight (only 7oz). It only has one button so it is extremely easy to operate. Each firing will send a 30-second pulse to keep the bad guy down. The M26C is purposely designed like a conventional firearm. It weights like a gun (18oz) and it aims like a gun. Its design is supposed to be intimidating looking as a scare tactic. So the bad guy would just give up when he sees it. This is one of the earlier designs by the manufacturer. Each firing will send a 5-second pulse to stop the attacker. The X2 is the best of both C2 and M26C. It has the light-weight design (7.2oz and 6″ long) like the C2 and conventional grip and aiming like the M26C. You can choose to send anywhere from 10s, 20s to 30s pulse to keep the assailant down.
Special Features
  • Safety Switch
  • Power Indicator
  • Laser Sight
  • LED Flashlight
  • Safety Switch
  • Power Indicator
  • Laser Sight
  • Safety Switch
  • Power Indicator
  • Laser Sight
  • LED Flashlight
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