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Officers' Taser use justified on suicidal man

Officers' Taser use justified on suicidal man

Use of less lethal weapon and pyrotechnic distraction device justified by watchdog despite injury.

Date - 23rd April 2014
By - Jasmin McDermott - Police Oracle
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A force's use of a pyrotechnic distraction device and Taser on a man who was threatening to kill himself has been justified by the complaint's review commissioner. Following a 16-hour stand-off with a 55-year-old man who locked himself in a bathroom...
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