ACLU zaps Tasers
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota says law enforcement departments need to adopt uniform policies for when Tasers may be used.
After a statewide study, the ACLU claims that policies about Taser use vary widely across the state.
While a state policy is needed about when the electronic weapons may be used, each department also should have its own policy that accounts for dangers such as the risk of falling after being shot, the group says.
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