Taser (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-01-18
Session date: 
January 18, 2017
Reference: 
2017/0130
Question By: 
Steve O'Connell
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How many Metropolitan Police Service officers are currently trained in the use of Taser?

Answer

Answer for Taser (1)

Answer for Taser (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

4,422 Metropolitan Police Service Officers are trained to use tasers. This comprises:

Non Firearms Commands

Territorial Policing: 1,463. 

Territorial Support Group: 459

Total: 1,922

Firearms Commands

Authorised Firearms Officers: 1,829

SCO19: 671

Total: 2,500