Monmouth County sheriff's officers begin carrying tasers to reduce use of lethal force

Monmouth County sheriff's officers are now the latest

Monmouth County sheriff's officers are now the latest in New Jersey law enforcement to be armed with tasers. (May 6, 2014 8:39 PM)

Monmouth County sheriff's officers are now the latest in New Jersey law enforcement to be armed with tasers.

Eight officers have been trained and certified to use the four devices just purchased by the department.

The stun guns can stop a suspect by temporarily crippling them with a jolt of electricity.

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden says the addition of tasers may help reduce...

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