In response to cases of Tasers killing people, newer Taser models apply less current than older models did. However, that also makes them less effective at taking down targets. Which in turn, results in more deaths, because if a Taser doesn't work, the next step is often a gun.

Ugly tradeoff.

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@pete and with modern police guns you can only shoot warning-shots through the head, no longer in the air or a leg...

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