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Vilas officers deploy tasers 17 times in ’12

By Ken Anderson
News Correspondent

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Department deployed tasers 17 times and used pepper spray nine times last year, according to use of force data supplied by the department.

Although firearms were pointed at persons eight times by officers, the report showed there were no firearm discharges in 2012.

Active countermeasures were used seven times and

Tuesday, April 02, 2013 4:39 PM

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