"Set your lasers to stun," Captain Kirk would tell his crew.

It seemed like pure science fiction until TASER (NASDAQ:TASR) came along. The company's stun guns have given police forces and security guards (and now even consumers) the ability to temporarily render opponents powerless.

Yes, technology can be pretty cool in the defense industry. You've got Ionatron (NASDAQ:IOTN), with its laser-directed energy weapons; Metal Storm (NASDAQ:MTSX), with its electric-powered ability to fire stackable bullets; AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV), with its unmanned aircraft; and iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT), with its bomb-sniffing robots. iRobot, like TASER, has even been recommended to Rule Breakers newsletter subscribers.

Still, TASER gets a lot of flack when officers abuse the weaponry. The company's financials have also left more than a few investors stunned. So what should you do about TASER as a stock?

Great question ... glad I asked. This week, Tim Beyers steps up to provide the bullish case for the company. Rich Smith counters with the bearish angle.

Where do you stand? That's what this Duel is all about.

Duel on!