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UK – Police defend using Tasers as officers and bailiffs move in to clear travellers’ site in Essex (2011-10-19)

Posted on October 19 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS: Should tasers be used to evict “squatters”? Officers faced claims they used “undue force” during angry clashes at  Dale Farm, where the travellers were being evicted after a 10-year legal battle, which saw Tasers used against two protesters and three arrests made. But Superintendent Trevor Roe, of Essex Police, insisted his force treated […]