NYPD to expand arsenal of stun guns

The New York Police Department says it is expanding its arsenal of stun guns. According to the New York Post, the NYPD currently has 700

The New York Police Department says it is expanding its arsenal of stun guns.

The New York Police Department says it is expanding its arsenal of stun guns. (8/10/15)

THE BRONX - The New York Police Department says it is expanding its arsenal of stun guns.

According to the New York Post, the NYPD currently has 700 Tasers in use and another 1,000 in inventory.

The NYPD will reportedly be spending up to $4.5 million on the weapons.

The expansion is intended to give officers more non-lethal alternatives when dealing with criminals.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The website Glassdoor released its latest list of 1 Word on the Street: Best place to work
2 VIDEO: 2 men rob Bronx deli workers at gunpoint
3 VIDEO: Suspect in Sheridan Avenue murder escorted by police
A stolen van slammed into a tractor-trailer on 4 NYPD: Fleeing driver slams stolen van into tractor-trailer
5 Bronx Sportscast, Dec. 6

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 The Bronx nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE