Tasers in Barnet

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-12-16
Session date: 
December 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/4061
Question By: 
Andrew Dismore
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Further to Question No: 2015/3811

'Barnet has the highest rate of Taser deployment in London despite allegedly not being one of the higher crime boroughs. Barnet has a 54.5% deployment rate where Tasers are drawn on deployment of officers whereas Westminster has an 18% rate yet is by far the highest crime borough. What is the reason for this and is this due to decreasing officer numbers in the borough?

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