PoliceOracle.com

 

Shoplifter tasered during arrest loses 'excessive force' damages case

Body worn video used in court.

Paul McClelland after being tasered by police. Photo: Sussex Police/PA Wire

Paul McClelland after being tasered by police. Photo: Sussex Police/PA Wire

Date - 4th January 2018
By - Flora Thompson
12 Comments 12 Comments}
A shoplifter who sued police after being tasered has lost his case. Paul McClelland was hit with the stun gun by a Sussex Police officer after being arrested in a Brighton car park on July 5 2013. The 42-year-old sought damages,...
Do you have an interesting news story? Contact the newsdesk on 0203 119 3303
or alternatively get in touch via the contact form.
Close
Thank you for visiting Police Oracle

To read our articles, please take a moment to sign in to your account or register a FREE Police Oracle account...

Create a free account

Join over 98,000 unique visitors every month for the best news, analysis, comment and best practice.