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Police use of baton launcher and Taser was justified against man threatening self-harm

Report confirms 'professional and measured response' armed officers show on a regular basis, says force.

Tasered: PIRC found that officers had responded appropriately when faced with the man's behaviour

Tasered: PIRC found that officers had responded appropriately when faced with the manís behaviour

Date - 14th March 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Officers were justified in using a baton launcher and Taser when arresting an armed man threatening to stab himself in the throat, a watchdog has ruled. A Police Scotland unit was called to an incident on June 2 last year in Troon, where an...
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