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Friday, September 16th, 2011
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Local law enforcement officials say Tasers offer an alternative to deadly force, keep officers safe and inflict no permanent harm on those who receive the electroshock.

Related online story:
Many law enforcement officers in Mercer and Auglaize counties wear two holsters - one for a weapon of deadly force and the other for a Taser stun gun [More]
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