State Police Sued In Stun Gun Incident

The longtime companion of a man who died in June after being shot with a stun gun by state police has sued the state police and the officer involved. The suit says police should not have used a Taser stun gun on a person they knew was mentally distressed.

The Use Of Tasers

As the Vermont State Police alters their taser policy and Montpelier decides whether its police officers should carry the devices, we look at policies governing their use.