A modest proposal

BRATTLEBORO — We cannot have another accidental death during a police apprehension.

Why not give law enforcement tranquilizer guns?

Officers have only split seconds to make a potentially lethal decision. With a tranquilizer gun, they can shoot first and ask questions later. Was that just a shiny object in the suspect's hands or a handgun?

No joke intended. Let's give the police tranquilizer guns and end these accidental killings.

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