Not a single United States Police or Sheriff's Department or any U.S. LE agency I know of trusts, or has ever trusted Taurus, enough to protect the lives of their officers or citizens.
In my day we called that a, 'Clue'.
In my day, we called that a, "fallacy of appeal to authority".
I have had problems with S&W's, and Colt's. However, my Stainless Model 85 has been without any mechanical problems. No matter what brand name of gun you buy, you's pays your dollar and you takes your chances.