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1,800 extra Met Police officers to be armed with Taser

Decision follows an increase in violent crime, including knife crime which has markedly shot up since last year.

Taser has been safely and effectively used by the Met since 2003.

Taser has been safely and effectively used by the Met since 2003.

Date - 20th June 2017
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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An additional 1,800 Met Police officers will be equipped with Taser, the force has announced.  The move, expected to begin almost immediately, will see a further 1,867 police officers carry the less lethal weapon on the frontline bringing the...
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