The US Justice Department uses a stun belt on people during trial that works like a shock collar used on dogs. A remote control is used to electrocute a defendant with an 8-second, 50,000-70,000 volt electric current. A sheriff’s seargent who tested the feeling as, “If you had nine-inch nails and you tried to rip my sides out and then you put a heat lamp on me.” The device can cause seizures, spontaneous urination and defecation, and heart complications. Texas Judge, George Gallagher, shocked a man 3 times in court for not answering questions the way he wanted.
The shock device was used on the defendant as punishment for refusing to answer questions.