Vermont Stun Gun Forum

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
7:15 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Vermont AG to Hold Public Forum on Stun Gun Use

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The Vermont attorney general's office will hold a public forum next week to evaluate police use of stun guns.

The forum — to be held next Monday in Montpelier — will include a panel made up of two lawmakers, the heads of the Vermont American Civil Liberties Union and Disability Rights Vermont and Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell. Members of the public will also be invited to provide comments.

Several presentations will be given on the current training and policies on the use of stun guns and the risk and benefits of using them.

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