Documentary takes a closer look at the controversial history of the Taser

April 23, 2015 7:00 PM

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Filmmaker Nick Berardini’s new documentary “Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle” made its debut at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film questions the safety of Tasers and whether the police department is educated enough on the potential dangers of using this weapon.

FOX411: You became passionate about this topic when you were a student reporter and a man was killed by a Taser. Tell us about that. Nick Berardini: When I first got out to the scene of his death, when I was a student reporter, it seemed like a very obvious misuse. My surface understanding of the we...

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