Archive for the 'Police Action Centre (PAC-UK)' Category

UK – Taser gun use by Welsh police forces is cause for concern, charity says (2014-01-31)

Posted on January 31 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Taser use in Wales increased substantially in Wales in 2013 (1,748 times in 2013, 1,271 in 2012), although the number of times Tasers were fired in Wales has remained relatively static over the last three years it was fired 47 times in 2013. (Use includes demonstration of the taser.) The Police Action […]

UK – Devon and Cornwall Police Taser 15-Year-Old Schoolboy With Learning Difficulties (2013-12-07)

Posted on December 7 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Devon and Cornwall Police were called to Chelfham Senior School, specializing in children with behavioural difficulties, near Plymouth after reports of an alleged assault on a teacher. Police used a taser to subdue a 15-year-old and two 14-year-olds, only hitting one of them. But Sophie Khan, a solicitor-advocate and legal director at […]