Stun Guns http://wamc.org en Conn. Could Be First To Track Stun Gun Use http://wamc.org/post/conn-could-be-first-track-stun-gun-use <p>A bill on <a href="http://www.governor.ct.gov/malloy/site/default.asp" target="_blank">Governor Dannel Malloy</a>'s desk would make Connecticut the first state to require police departments to record and track the use of stun guns.</p><p>The legislature passed the bill, which also requires departments to adopt stun-gun policies, during the final hours of this year's General Assembly.</p><p>It followed the death in April of 22-year-old Jose Maldonado of Manchester, who was shocked by East Hartford police after they say he became combative while being booked on an assault charge.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 00:04:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 91578 at http://wamc.org Conn. Could Be First To Track Stun Gun Use Vermont Senate Passes Stun Gun Training Bill http://wamc.org/post/vermont-senate-passes-stun-gun-training-bill <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont Senate has passed a bill calling for enhanced police training on the use of electronic stun guns. Tue, 06 May 2014 01:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 89734 at http://wamc.org Vermont Senate Passes Stun Gun Training Bill Senate Takes Up Police Stun Gun Training Bill http://wamc.org/post/senate-takes-police-stun-gun-training-bill <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont Senate Government Operations committee was scheduled Tuesday afternoon to take up a proposal to require statewide standards for police using electronic stun guns. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 88273 at http://wamc.org Senate Takes Up Police Stun Gun Training Bill Vermont Holds Forum on 'Stun Gun' Use by Police http://wamc.org/post/vermont-holds-forum-stun-gun-use-police <p></p><p></p><p>Several people speaking out about Vermont police use of electronic stun guns are saying much stronger statewide standards are needed on their use. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 23:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 59606 at http://wamc.org Vermont Holds Forum on 'Stun Gun' Use by Police