By Nikita Ermolaev, Published Jun 03, 2022, 09:52am EDT
Axon, most famous for taser stun guns and its eponymous body cameras, has announced it is developing a combination drone/taser that will shoot active shooters, capitalizing on recent tragedies in Buffalo and Texas.
What is novel with Axon is that they aim to shoot, but not kill, active shooters. Is this a poorly conceived marketing stunt or a breakthrough in dealing with mass murders?
In this report, we analyze the approach Axon is taking and the logistical issues that it faces.