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

 

STATISTICS OF AGENCIES USING TASERs

Michigan Dept of Corrections Statistics

Richmond Co Sheriff’s GA Statistics

Lexington Co Corrections (South Carolina) Statistics

Michigan Minicipal Risk Management Authority Statistics

Houston PD Statistics