Baton rounds (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-01-18
Session date: 
January 18, 2017
Reference: 
2017/0139
Question By: 
Steve O'Connell
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How long does it take for a Metropolitan Police Service officer to be trained in the use of Baton rounds?

Answer

Answer for Baton rounds (2)

Answer for Baton rounds (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Baton round training for armed officers is part of the initial 9 week firearms course.

Officers in the Specially Trained Public Order Unit must complete a standalone course on baton rounds, which lasts for 5 days.