A lawyer hired by
the Town of Brattleboro to investigate a July 24th incident in which two
non-violent protesters were stunned with a Taser gun says the decision by
police to use the weapon was “unnecessary and excessive.”
Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell says his office will undertake a statewide review of the use of non-lethal force including electronic stun guns by police in the wake of a pair of controversial incidents in Brattleboro.