I spoke with BBC Radio Kent yesterday to oppose renewed challenges to taser.
They are important pieces of kit that help protect Police Officers and the public. There’s robust training and effective scrutiny locally. I supported Kent Police’s Chief Constable to roll them out to every frontline Officer who wants one and can pass the training.
It’s disappointing that the Independent Office of Police Conduct have decided now is the time to have a review of it – which I believe is unnecessary.
You can hear the interview here: https://youtu.be/iJptSW58PAk