A TASER� is an electroshock weapon that uses electrical current to disrupt voluntary control of muscles.
Its manufacturer, Axon, previously known as TASER International, calls the effects "neuromuscular incapacitation"
and device's mechanism
"Electro-Muscular Disruption (EMD) technology". Someone struck by a TASER experiences stimulation of his or
her sensory nerves and motor nerves, resulting in strong involuntary muscle contractions. TASER devices do
not rely only on pain compliance, except when used in Drive Stun mode, and are thus preferred by some law
enforcement over non-TASER stun guns and other electronic control weapons. At the present time, there is
one main police model, the