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Ombudsman says use of spit hoods on children should be banned

Six-month review of tactic on body worn video finds evidence of "aggressive" conduct.

Ombudsman says use of spit hoods on children should be banned

Date - 8th October 2021
By - Police Oracle
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The use of spit hoods on child suspects should be prohibited according to the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland. The hoods which were introduced by the PSNI to protect officers at the start of the COVID pandemic were used 69 times between...
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