How Can You Mistake a Gun for a Taser?

April 19, 2021

Recent events in Minnesota have driven many to question how it could at all be possible to mistake a gun for a Taser and to discharge that firearm while believing you are discharging a CED instead? In the following 10-minute video, Dr. Richard Hough, a highly experienced use of force expert from the University of West Florida, explains the human factors issues and scientific research that play a role in understanding how that can occur.  Here’s Dr. Hough:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58OzA3I1IBc

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