The ABC has a piece on the use of tasers by the constabulary:
A report has found only half of the ACT police officers who drew their Tasers tried to negotiate or de-escalate the situation first.
The Ombudsman conceded it is not unreasonable in some cases for those techniques not to be used, given the speed at which some incidents unfold.
To be fair the sample sizes are a bit small to be drawing conclusions.
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