Taser

  • August 20, 2016

    A robust parliamentary inquiry into the police use of Tasers is urgently needed, a leading body of rights-based agencies said yesterday (19 August 2016), following the death of Dalian Atkinson for which two West Mercia police officers are under criminal investigation.

  • August 17, 2011

    Amnesty International has reiterated its concern at the wider deployment of Tasers after a man in Cumbria died after being struck by the weapon.

  • October 1, 2010

    Amnesty International has expressed grave concern about weapons used by UK police that have not gone through the Home Office weapons testing and approval process.