By: Su Mu-chun and Ko Lin
Stun guns can be an effective tool for on-duty officers to incapacitate criminals or dangerous suspects, Hsu told reporters on the sidelines of a graduation ceremony for police cadets in Taichung.
The new policy is being implemented under a NT$480 million (US$16 million) budget announced in June by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to help improve benefits and equipment issued to Taiwan police.
The police equipment upgrades would include the purchase of virtual reality training simulators and new batons and walkie-talkies, according to Tsai. [FULL STORY]