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Connecticut NAACP, ACLU Laud Taser Legislation

(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 […]

05/08/2014

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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.

06/11/2013

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Investigation Underway Into Death Of Man Who Drove Into Police Lot

Meriden Police say a man who told them he had smoked crack and swallowed cocaine died at a hospital overnight.

06/10/2013

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Two Suspects Die In Meriden

State police are investigating separate incidents in Meriden in which suspects died after being tazed or shot by police early Saturday morning.

04/21/2012

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Report Finds Taser® Was Used Properly

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®.

03/23/2012

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.

08/26/2011

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Guidelines Developed For Police Stun Gun Use

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 […]

05/27/2011

Yale Students File Complaints Over Arrests

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 […]

10/07/2010

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