(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The Connecticut NAACP and the state ACLU chapter are lauding a taser reform bill passed this session in the General Assembly. The state Senate on Wednesday passed the bill the came […]
Connecticut NAACP officials say they’re investigating Meriden police’s use of a stun gun on an injured man who later died.
Meriden Police say a man who told them he had smoked crack and swallowed cocaine died at a hospital overnight.
State police are investigating separate incidents in Meriden in which suspects died after being tazed or shot by police early Saturday morning.
An investigation of last year’s death of a Waterbury man after he was shocked with an electrical stun weapon while in police custody concludes that the officer used his Taser® properly and that man’s death cannot be attributed to the use of the Taser®.
A Shelton man was so upset about the lack of parking enforcement in his town that he parked his car illegally in a handicapped space and called police more than a dozen times before officers arrived and arrested him.
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Police officers using stun guns should avoid shooting suspects multiple times or for prolonged periods to reduce the risk of potential injury or death, according to […]
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A group of Yale University students say they are filing civilian complaints with New Haven police over a nightclub raid in which five students were arrested. The students say they […]