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Rocky to Decide If All Officers Should Be Armed With Tazers

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(KSL News) -- Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson now must decide if every city officer should carry a Taser gun.

Tasers are a type of electronic gun that can immobilize criminals up to 25 feet away. Critics say the device is dangerous, and led to five deaths. But police say its' an effective crime- fighting tool.

The city's Taser task force isn't making an official recommendation.

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