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    Don't taze me bro!

    Anchorage police officer repels black bear with Taser

    Read more: Anchorage police officer repels black bear with Taser: Bears in Alaska | adn.com

    A problem bear that has been frequenting Hillside homes and yards in recent weeks was subjected to shock therapy from police spokesman Lt. Dave Parker's Taser on Thursday morning. After the small black bear got into a fish fryer on the porch, Parker decided to try a novel approach to deconditioning the animal to people, he said. He armed himself with a backup firearm and a personal Taser C2, which launches a 30-second burst of 100,000 volts, Parker said.

    "I thought, 'Here is a wonderful opportunity to give this a test,' " Parker said. He fired out the window and hit the bear in the shoulder from about 15 feet, he said.

    "The bear promptly went inverted, with feet in the air, growling and crying at the same time, flailing with his feet," Parker said. "He actually rolled off the porch."

    When it was done, the bear sat up, shook his head, seemingly to regain his wits, and then bolted "faster than any bear I've ever seen," he said.

    Read more: Anchorage police officer repels black bear with Taser: Bears in Alaska | adn.com



    Lt. Parker is APD's spokesman. He probably read this article last month:


    Alaska officially adds Taser to wildlife control arsenal

    Read more: Alaska officially adds Taser to wildlife control arsenal: Gear | adn.com
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    Taser shocks are unbearable!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    Taser shocks are unbearable!
    So are your jokes.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    So are your jokes.....
    Don't taze my jokes, bro!

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    WOW, never would have thought that a taser would be effective on a bear!! Maybe there is hope that it would work on my wife?!?!? (Did I say that out loud?)
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDawg View Post
    WOW, never would have thought that a taser would be effective on a bear!!

    Wus bear?
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    I remember a video of a similar response and an aggressive dog. Took the fight (and bite) right out of him.
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    That would have been a neat video to see.


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    Not for human use.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trg3GkHXsYY]YouTube - The Animal Taser[/ame]
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    Xiphos, I would definitely want something between us after the 5 second ride was over!
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    That video makes me crack up every time!! I love it when it's over the bull jumps up and charges the fence!
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