posted on Aug, 14 2005 @ 12:37 PM
Actually it's much worse than that for those in the receiving end - see piece by Brian Rappert below. And if you look an Amnesty and other websites
it can be very unpleasant...
"HOW can I describe being shocked by an electrical weapon that delivers 50,000 volts? To the onlookers, mostly police officers and weapons
distributors, my experience was rather unimpressive - at least that's what their faces seemed to show.
All of us had been subjected to a brief burst of electricity from the Advanced Taser, a device designed to temporarily incapacitate the human body. In
my case, I kicked my legs up in the air (I was lying down at the time), shouted something, and then got up as soon as it was over, apparently none the
But from my standpoint, the experience had rather more impact. The shock sent a wave of excruciating pain running through my body. It is certainly not
something I want to go through again."