A Los Angeles Times special report examines 450 uses of Tasers, hand-held devices that deliver a paralyzing electric charge, documented by CBP agents from 2010 to 2013. The analysis found that, at least 70 times, CBP agents fired the devices at people who were running away, even though there was no struggle or clear indication that agents were in danger, according to use-of-force reports. At least six times, agents used the weapons against people who were trying to climb over the border fence back into Mexico.

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CBP Abusing its power?