Friday, September 27, 2013

Police Debut Stun Cuffs: Electroshock Restraints More Powerful Than Tasers

Kit Daniels
September 27, 2013

A Missouri Sheriff’s Department is testing electronic restraints called “Stun Cuffs,” which can deliver up to 80,000 volts to an inmate’s arm or leg by remote control.

As revealed in the video, the wearer fell completely to the floor after being shocked remotely from a distance which can reach up to 100 yards.

“Does that hurt?” One of the officers asked the wearer while laughing. “Stop resisting!”

Stun cuffs are “a very effective tool,” according to Capt. Hovey of the Buchanan Co. Sheriff’s Dept. as reported by KQTV.  “It affects the muscles of the body and it doesn’t really affect anything else.”

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