Our investigation into police using Tasers on children featured on Radio Talk Europe

Following our investigation into police using Tasers on children OpenWorld News director Guy Basnett was invited on Radio Talk Europe to discuss what we’d found with Bill Padley.


ACPO comment on police use of Taser on children

Following our investigation, the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) has now released a statement on the use of Taser stun guns on young children.

ACPO lead for armed policing, Deputy Chief Constable Simon Chesterman said:

“Officers are trained to consider the vulnerability of the person and factors such as age and … Read more →

BBC Politics Show covers our investigation into children shot with Tasers

We worked with the BBC Politics Show South East to look at the numbers of children shot and threatened with Tasers in their area. They put together this package and interview. Serious concerns are raised over the use of 50,000-volt Taser stun guns against children, but the police still defend their use.


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