With tag: stun_gun
Lawmakers, Advocates Introduce Stun Gun Bill
group of Vermont lawmakers and the heads of disability and
civil rights groups are pushing legislation that would create new rules
governing police use of electronic stun guns.
Prosecutors Rule Out Criminal Charges In Stun Gun Death
By John Dillon
General Bill Sorrell says no criminal charges will be filed against a trooper
involved in a fatal stun gun incident. Macadam Mason of Thetford died after Trooper David
Shaffer discharged his stun gun during an incident in June
Analysis: Policies On Subduing Mentally Ill Scrutinized
Vermont law enforcement officers have deployed electronic stun guns 50
times in the last 18 months. And 10 of those incidents have involved
people who are mentally ill. VPR's John Dillon examines whether police are
following their policies when they try to subdue individuals who are in
mental health crisis.