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Senate: DLNR Officers Don’t Need Taser Training

·By Chad Blair

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Chad Blair

Chad Blair is a reporter for Civil Beat. You can reach him by email at cblair@civilbeat.com or follow him on Twitter at @chadblairCB.

Discussion

So, you're camping in Polihale, having a couple of cold ones with your buds. Suddenly, a DOCARE officer jumps out from behind an ohia tree and aims at you with a Taser. Question: Do you hope that the officer is properly accredited and trained to use the weapon?