Electronic Control Devices

Electronic Control Device ("Taser") Update

The Wisconsin Department of Justice, Training and Standards Bureau, continues to monitor developments in Electronic Control Devices. Recently the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, sent a letter to Orange County, Florida regarding their use of Tasers. Amnesty International released a report on the use of electric weapons by U.S. law enforcement. And the American Medical Association recently reviewed Tasers.

The Training and Standards Bureau has reviewed these materials and prepared a report on Wisconsin's compliance. These reports, along with the original materials, are available below.

USDOJ Civil Rights Division

Amnesty International American Medical Association