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Police: Stun Guns

Question for Home Office

UIN 11554, tabled on 13 October 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the national standards are for the training and guidance of police officers in deploying stinger devices.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

21 October 2015

National standards for training police officers in the deployment of stinger devices is an operational matter for individual police Chief Officers drawing on the police’s own Authorised Professional Practice of England and Wales Police, developed by the College of Policing.

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Home Office
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