Facts & Statistics

KEY FACTS

  • + 107 = countries where TASER are used
  • About 1M = TASERs sold worldwide
  • +18.000 = agencies around the world uses TASER
  • 500.000 = number of officers that use TASER CEDs around the world
  • Nearly 150,000 = TASERS deployed every year worldwide, with the ratio of adoption increasing yearly
  • +5 MILLION = number of times TASER has been safely fired
  • 3M = times fired in the use of force
  • 2M = times fired in training
  • +180.000 = people lives saved from potential death or serious bodily injury using TASER devices (April 2017)
  • +99,75% = number of criminal suspects who received no significant injuries from TASER devices in 1,201 field cases
  • -93% = decrease of worker’s compensation claims
  • -60% = decrease of suspect injuries
  • ALMOST 100% = law enforcement agencies that see a decrease in injuries
  • About 2-3 = injuries per thousand applications in the field
  • 70% =less agents injuries
  • 40% = less suspects injuries
  • 90% = reduction of complaints against agents
  • 1% = injury level compared to a baton stick which has a 78%
  • Around 80% = of the incidents it is enough to point the laser red dot or to do the warning arc for the suspects to surrender without further use of force
  • 1.2 to 3.9 = milliampere of current (less than standard Christmas tree light bulb and much less than the 15 amperes in a 110-volt wall outlet) or electrotherapy equipment
  • 3 standard batteries of 3v = it uses, similar to an air conditioned remote control
  • After 5 seconds = time for the TASER circuit to shut down. The circuit can be energized again but the trigger must be released and pressed again in order to do so