trooper http://wamc.org en Vermont Trooper Found Justified in Using Deadly Force http://wamc.org/post/vermont-trooper-found-justified-using-deadly-force <p>Authorities say a Vermont state trooper was justified in using deadly force on an unarmed burglary suspect who refused an order to surrender and twice took a "shooter's stance" while aiming what turned out to be a cell phone at him.<br><br>Attorney General William Sorrell and Lamoille County State's Attorney Joel Page said Friday the trooper was reasonable in his belief that he was in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury when he fired his weapon at Jonathan Martel on April 30.<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 21:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 47919 at http://wamc.org MA Trooper in Rockwell Work Dies at 83 http://wamc.org/post/ma-trooper-rockwell-work-dies-83 <p>A retired Massachusetts state trooper who was a model for Norman&nbsp;Rockwell&#39;s 1958 Saturday Evening Post illustration, &quot;The Runaway,&quot; has died.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>Massachusetts State Police said 83-year-old retired Staff Sgt. Richard Clemens Jr. died Sunday after a brief illness.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 11:41:11 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 38502 at http://wamc.org MA Trooper in Rockwell Work Dies at 83