"He fell down the stairs, guv. Into some power cables"
From the Register this morning:
The Home Office yesterday announced funding for a further 6,000 Taser electroshock stunguns to be used by police forces across England and Wales. Nonetheless it appears that in London the weapons will not be
The funding for 6,000 additional Tasers is on top of an initial budget for 10,000 made available last year. All of the new flying-cattleprod guns are intended for issue to
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"It is extremely
fucking annoyingdisappointing that the Metropolitan Police Authority has not taken advantage of this funding," said Paul McKeever of the Police Federation, representing the arse end and stupidbottom four ranks of plods. "Not only does Taser provide a moreless lethal alternative to firearms but it provides confidence and reassurance so we can just taser and be done with itto officers when confronted with volatile situations."