Tasers 9

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-12-18
Session date: 
December 18, 2013
Reference: 
2013/5185
Question By: 
Andrew Dismore
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Are tasers considered to be a suitable alternative to the use of firearms?

Answer

Answer for Tasers 9

Answer for Tasers 9

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Taser is not an alternative to a firearm. They are a less than lethal option that provides a tactical option to officers alongside other tools such as batons.