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As Taser Use Spreads, So Do Concerns

More than 6,000 police departments around the country now use tasers, the electronic stun guns that have been hailed as an alternative to lethal force. But Taser International, which makes the weapons, is facing questions about the safety of its products, and the accuracy of its sales reports. NPR's Laura Sullivan reports.

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Laura Sullivan is an NPR News investigative correspondent whose work has cast a light on some of the country's most significant issues.