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Looking Forward, Looking Back: Towards the ‘Next Generation’ of TASERS

9 June 2015

Use of the TASER, an electric-shock weapon, in the UK was discussed at an experts meeting co-hosted by the Criminal Justice Centre at Queen Mary University of London, the University of Exeter and the University of Bristol on 18 March 2015.

The event was funded by the ESRC via the South West Doctoral Training Centre and attended by a wide range of stakeholders including representatives from ACPO, the College of Policing and the Home Office; NGOs; lawyers representing individuals subject to TASER; the IPCC; academics working on use of force issues; TASER trainers and Single Points of Contact; DSTL and SACMILL; the Police Federation and industry representatives.

Notes from the day are available for download: Notes from Looking Forward, Looking Back: Towards the ‘Next Generation’ of Tasers [PDF 803KB]

 

 

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