Macadam Mason http://wamc.org en Lawmakers and Advocates Introduce Stun Gun Bill http://wamc.org/post/lawmakers-and-advocates-introduce-stun-gun-bill <p></p><p></p><p>A 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.<br><br>Advocates held a news conference on Tuesday to unveil a bill that would set up statewide training and rules for law enforcement officers using Tasers and similar devices. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 03:35:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 57675 at http://wamc.org Lawmakers and Advocates Introduce Stun Gun Bill Vermont AG Rules Trooper Justified in Stun Gun Death http://wamc.org/post/vermont-ag-rules-trooper-justified-stun-gun-death <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell says a state trooper was justified in using a stun gun against a Thetford man who died after he was shocked.<br><br>Sorrell says reviews by his office and the Orange County State's Attorney's office ruled that no criminal charges were warranted stemming from the June 12, 2012, death of 39-year-old Macadam Mason. Sat, 26 Jan 2013 19:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 56552 at http://wamc.org Vermont AG Rules Trooper Justified in Stun Gun Death Autopsy Results Still Pending in Vermont Stun Gun Case http://wamc.org/post/autopsy-results-still-pending-vermont-stun-gun-case <p>Vermont State Police say it's going to be a few more weeks before autopsy results are available on a man who was shot with a stun gun.<br><br>The New Hampshire Chief Medical Examiner's Office conducted an autopsy on Macadam Mason in June. That included tests that can take several weeks to complete.<br><br>A Vermont State Police spokeswoman told The Burlington Free Press the investigation is ongoing.<br> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 22:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 45789 at http://wamc.org