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North Country News
7:15 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Vermont Holds Forum on 'Stun Gun' Use by Police

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Several people speaking out about Vermont police use of electronic stun guns are saying much stronger statewide standards are needed on their use.

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North Country News
10:35 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Lawmakers and Advocates Introduce Stun Gun Bill

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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.

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.

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