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North Country News
9:15 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Vermont Senate Passes Stun Gun Training Bill

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The Vermont Senate has passed a bill calling for enhanced police training on the use of electronic stun guns.

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North Country News
2:20 pm
Sat January 26, 2013

Vermont AG Rules Trooper Justified in Stun Gun Death

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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.

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.

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