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Police have killed more than 1,000 people with Tasers since 2000

Almost all 18,000 police departments in the U.S. issue their officers Tasers, or stun guns, as a non-lethal alternative to subdue people they might see as a threat. But in a five-part series, Reuters documented more than 1,000 incidents since 2000 in which their Tasers have killed people. Peter Eisler, who co-reported the series, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington.

Link to Article:
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/police-killed-1000-people-tasers-since-2000

From:
PETER EISLER, REPORTER, REUTERS, HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: