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PIRC finds use of taser justified

The use of a taser by an Police Scotland officer was deemed justified in a PIRC (Police Investigations and Review Commissioner) investigation into the incident after he discharged his taser at an aggressive man who threw a TV at officers.

PIRC finds use of taser justified

Date - 15th January 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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A Police Scotland Authorised Firearms Officer’s use of a Taser was found to be justified in bringing an incident to a safe conclusion, a PIRC investigation has found. The 40-year-old man in question had thrown a number of objects at officers...
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