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Metropolitan Police to Roll Out Tasers in Response Cars Across London

Posted By Adan On January 17, 2013 @ 4:01 pm In Old Infowars Posts Style,Police State | Comments Disabled

Sandra Laville
The Guardian
January 17, 2013

The Metropolitan police is spending more than £800,000 a year on equipping response vehicles in London with Tasers, despite growing concern among human rights campaigners and some politicians over their use.

A question to the mayor’s office for policing and crime by Jenny Jones, assembly member for the Greens, reveals the budget for the weapons will be £817,864 a year during the first stage of the rollout, which will eventually equip response vehicles with Tasers in each of the capital’s 32 boroughs.

Met commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe has said he wants to see the stun guns in everyday use by response cars – a change in policy from their previous use, which was restricted to specialist firearms officers and TSG officers.

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