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For Immediate Release

Media Contact:
Raquel Guillory, 410-576-6357
rguillory@oag.state.md.us

Attorney General’s Task Force on Electronic Weapons to Hold Public Hearings

BALTIMORE, MD (April 22, 2009) - Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler’s Task Force on Electronic Weapons will hold two public hearings:

  • Thursday, April 23, 2009 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation, Auditorium, 6600 Kenilworth Avenue in Riverdale.
  • Thursday, April 30, 2009 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., University of Baltimore, Angelos Law Center, Moot Court Room, Room 100, 1420 North Charles Street in Baltimore.

Electronic weapons, including “tasers,” are utilized by several local, county, and State law enforcement agencies. The Task Force was formed to review law enforcement’s current policies on electronic weapons and their use of electronic weapons. The Task Force will issue a report to the Attorney General, the Governor, and the General Assembly by the end of 2009.

   

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