Police: Stun Guns

Home Department written question – answered on 22nd October 2008.

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Photo of Greg Knight Greg Knight Chair, Procedure Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what advice she has issued to police on the use of stun guns against farm animals; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing, Crime & Security)

holding answer 20 October 2008

The Home Office has issued no guidance to police on the use of Taser against farm animals. The police use of Taser is governed by Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) guidance.

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