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Officers justified in use of PAVA spray against violent pair, says PIRC

A Police Investigations and Review (PIRC) has found officers acted proportionally in discharging PAVA spray during the arrest of two people acting violently.

Officers justified in use of PAVA spray against violent pair, says PIRC

Date - 22nd July 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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On Saturday 2 May 2020, officers were called to a disturbance at a flat in Glasgow. The 30-year-old occupant refused to open the door and threated officers, leading to them using a manual battering ram to force it open. The man then tried to strike...
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