Earlier this year, a new Taser law went to effect in Connecticut. The reform was the first of its kind in the nation, requiring police officers to file a "use of force" report every time a Taser is fired.
This hour, we learn more about that law. We also find out why a condition known as “excited delirium” has been cited in dozens of deaths following Taser deployment.
- Patrick Skahill - Reporter at WNPR
- David McGuire - Legislative and Policy Director for the ACLU of Connecticut
- Justin Jouvenal - Fairfax County Justice Reporter for The Washington Post
- Dr. Michael White - Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University
John Dankosky and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.