in response to
"I don't think that the police should carry guns. Mainly because there is not enough respect for the police in this country. The best alternative is to issue all police officers with Taser guns.
"These are being deployed on a daily basis and hardly ever discharged. The mere threat of being tasered is often enough to stop people in their tracks. Forget the guns and bring on the Tasers. And respect the police."
Keith, in comments, says
Taser = Cattle Prod
Citizens = cattle
Does seem to sum it up, doesn't it?