Tasers 3

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-12-18
Session date: 
December 18, 2013
Reference: 
2013/5179
Question By: 
Andrew Dismore
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many times since their introduction in Barnet have tasers been used?

Answer

Answer for Tasers 3

Answer for Tasers 3

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Taser was rolled out to Barnet in November 2012. Since that time it has been used by local officers 38 times as follows:

Draw                                                                      14

Red Dot                                                        20

Arced                                                                      0

Aimed                                                                      3

Drive stun (without cartridge)                            0

Drive stun (with cartridge)                            1

Fired                                                                      0

A description of each of the categories above can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/police-use-of-taser-statistics-england-and-wales-2009-to-2011/police-use-of-taser-statistics-england-and-wales-2009-to-2011#breakdown-of-taser-use