County police departments release report on electric gun usage

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The Honolulu Police Department has released its report on electric gun usage for last year.

According to the report, from Dec.1, 2013 to Dec. 31, 2014 HPD had 1,094 electric guns in its inventory.

During that period, officers used electric guns on 25 occasions to overcome those resisting arrest.

In the year prior, HPD had 646 electric guns and used them 46 times.

HPD is required by law to report its electric gun usage to the legislature every year.

On the Big Island last year, the police department had 617 electric guns in its inventory and used them 18 times.

The Maui County Police Department had 472 electric guns and used them 42 times.

Kauai’s Police Department had 111 electric guns and used them 15 times.

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