As usual, the troopers on the scene were put on administrative leave.
From the article:
He [Garcia] said it is used most frequently to quickly control a situation when an officer is struggling with someone. Injuries to officers struggling with offenders have decreased considerably since the department started using tasers in 2001.
I do wonder whether injuries to suspects have increased.
Amnesty International reports that more than 290 people have died since 2001 in taser-related incidents. Of the 291, 25 were armed but none had firearms.2:59 pm on January 17, 2008 Email Manuel Lora