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Rock County sheriff’s Deputy Brian Hanthorn shows the Band-It, a device that can deliver electric shocks when fastened to the leg of inmates during jury trials. The devices are capable of delivering 50,000 volts but have never been used to shock an inmate in Rock County, officials said. (AP photo: The Janesville Gazette)
Rock County sheriff's Deputy Brian Hanthorn shows the Band-It, a device that can deliver electric shocks when fastened to the leg of inmates during jury trials. The devices are capable of delivering 50,000 volts but have never been used to shock an inmate in Rock County, officials said. (Anthony Wahl/The Janesville Gazette via AP)

Wisconsin counties use stun cuff to control defendants

By FRANK SCHULTZ Janesville Gazette JANESVILLE, Wis. — Rock County Deputy Bryan Hanthorn is one of the few people who has worn a stun cuff and experienced the 50,000 volts the device can deliver. Hanthorn said the jolt focuses the mind on one thing only: how to get the device off. Hanthorn had it strapped to his arm, but ...

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