There are 7,000 Tasers in circulation within the department, according to the NYPD.
"Neither officer gave any aid while my son lay dying on the floor."
More cops have been given Tasers, and they're using them.
It is unclear why newer Tasers are producing lower performance numbers.
Video shows the man briefly evading arrest by firing a Taser at officers.
"Bottom line is WE HAVE GUITARS, AND THEY HAVE GUNS," one band member said.
Rosario, 17, faced a year in jail on charges of harassment, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
'The first responders have to be trained not to panic and they have to be trained how to now handle a public that is very antsy,' the governor said.
Ariel Galarza, a 49-year-old man from the Bronx, went into cardiac arrest and later died last fall after police tasered him twice in quick succession.
This free expansion of the surveillance state won't be coming to New York though.
"I was already handcuffed when they tased me. It was unnecessary."
A 17-year-old girl feared for her unborn baby's life after she was shot with a 50,000 volt stun gun outside her Bronx apartment last Friday night.
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