Police Tase 78-Year-Old Diabetic DriverPolice and fire officials had confirmed that a 78-year-old man was Tased twice after driving into several parked cars, while going into diabetic shock, and refusing police commands to stop.
Police Union Slams Governor, Chief On Taser ResponsesWithout mentioning Governor Dannel Malloy by name, the Hartford Police Union today said it is sickened by him and other "so called leaders who rush to judgement in any incident without knowing the facts."
Connecticut NAACP, ACLU Laud Taser Legislation
NAACP Looking Into Death Of Stun-Gunned Man Connecticut NAACP officials say they're investigating Meriden police's use of a stun gun on an injured man who later died.
Investigation Underway Into Death Of Man Who Drove Into Police LotMeriden Police say a man who told them he had smoked crack and swallowed cocaine died at a hospital overnight.
Two Suspects Die In MeridenState police are investigating separate incidents in Meriden in which suspects died after being tazed or shot by police early Saturday morning.
Report Finds Taser® Was Used ProperlyAn 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®.
Shelton Man Tasered For Parking In Handicapped Spot 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.
Guidelines Developed For Police Stun Gun Use
Yale Students File Complaints Over Arrests