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Police chiefs: We're already training on stun guns

WCAX - 11:59 am Mon Jul 1st, 2013

A leader of Vermont's police chiefs says they want to see the Legislature approve a new system of training and certification for police officers to use electric stun guns.

Winooski Police Chief Steven McQueen's comments followed a news conference this week in which critics of police use of Tasers called for new statewide training and standards. They said not enough has been done in the year since 39-year-old Macadam Mason of Thetford died after being hit with a state trooper's Taser.

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Thetford, VT 05074 (Set as Local)
Winooski, VT 05404 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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