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Category: Firearms and Conducted Energy Devices (Taser)

Tasers (18335/19)

Please could you provide the following information;
1. How many police officers are currently trained to use of a Taser?
2. Which departments/units (i.e. Roads Policing/Neighbourhood Policing) contain officers who carry Tasers?
3. Do you intend to increase the number of Taser trained officers over the next 12 months?
4. If so, by how many.
5. Are Tasers issued to any officer who wishes to undergo the training required?