According to the figures, stun gun use by officers against 11- to 17-year-olds of all ethnicities is rising, with 61% more children facing them last year than in 2018 – while data from 2020 shows it is continuing to increase steeply.
Hardly a surprise, when you raise a generation of children to believe there will never be any consequences, and instill in them all knowledge of their rights and none of their corresponding responsibilities…
The figures suggest the weapons are being used for compliance when campaigners maintain they should only be drawn in the event of an imminent threat.
‘Pretty please with sugar on top’ isn’t working, so the police need to do something…
But how many of these incidents end in *ZAAAP!* ‘Ow…’?
Use of Taser weapons includes any incident in which they are drawn, or their red laser sights are pointed, or the weapons are fired.
Discharges account for about 15% of uses, according to the National Police Chiefs Council.
Nothing to concern ourselves with, then.