Steven O’Donnell http://ripr.org en State Police To Be Outfitted With Tasers http://ripr.org/post/state-police-be-outfitted-tasers <p>Rhode Island state police have a new weapon in their war on crime.</p><p></p><p>Rhode Island state police have purchased Tasers for all troopers and are training them in their proper use.&nbsp;</p><p>State police commander Colonel Steven O&rsquo;Donnell said the aim is to prevent the use of firearms where possible.</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:54:07 +0000 Flo Jonic 23177 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: State Police Colonel Steven O’Donnell http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-state-police-colonel-steven-o-donnell <p>Are Rhode Island gun laws tough enough? What’s happening with the 38 Studios investigation? And how about the Mafia – have years of aggressive law enforcement brought them to their knees? Those are some of the questions we put to the head of the state police on this week’s Political Roundtable, hosted by Rhode Island Public Radio’s Flo Jonic.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:26:28 +0000 Flo Jonic 9199 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: State Police Colonel Steven O’Donnell