Zapping Inmates To Control Them: Harmless Or Torture?

An Assault  Intervention Device stands at the Pitchess Detention Center's North County Correction Facility, on Aug. 20  in Santa Clarita, Calif. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s  Department is taking heat for its plans to put the new type of weapon in one of its  jails.
An Assault Intervention Device stands at the Pitchess Detention Center's North County Correction Facility, on Aug. 20 in Santa Clarita, Calif. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is taking heat for its plans to put the new type of weapon in one of its jails.