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ACLU zaps Tasers

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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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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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