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Police Scotland officers justified in use of PAVA, says PIRC

Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) has found that officers were justified in their use of PAVA spray on a man threatening them with violence.

Police Scotland officers justified in use of PAVA, says PIRC

Date - 29th June 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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The man was part of a group of men drinking and ignoring Coronavirus social distancing guidelines. Officers arrived at a flat in the Hebrides on Tuesday 19 May 2020 in response to reports of a disturbance. They used emergency dispersal powers and...
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