• News Feeds
Page last updated at 08:15 GMT, Monday, 24 November 2008

Tasers will not be 'a weapon of choice'

Advertisement

Taser stun guns are to become standard police equipment. The Home Secretary has agreed to expand the use of Tasers beyond dedicated firearms officers to wider police response officers, following a successful trial in ten police forces. Alan Campbell, the home office minister responsible for crime reduction, discusses the issue with Oliver Sprague of Amnesty International.

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific