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Tasers drawn but not used in majority of recorded incidents

'Red dotting' effect of tasers in de-escalating incidents appears to be borne out in statistics.

Tasers drawn but not used in majority of recorded incidents

Date - 19th December 2019
By - Chris Smith
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Tasers were mainly used as a deterrent by officers as they were not discharged in 85% of incidents they were drawn, according to police use of force statistics published by the Home Office.  The number of incidents where tasers were used has...
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