Police Use Of Tasers In Jersey

Scrutiny review - Children, Education & Home Affairs Panel

Launch date: 29/03/2012

Review status: Report published

What is the review about?

The Minister for Home Affairs proposes to allow the States of Jersey Police to deploy Tasers following the lifting of a ban on exporting these items to the Channel Islands. He has said that he would only authorise their use with the approval of the States.

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Terms of reference

  1. The extent to which they are justifiable alternatives to other methods of restraint already used in Jersey
  2. The human rights implications of their use
  3. The circumstances in which they might be used
  4. The training provided to officers in their use
  5. The costs of providing this capability to the States of Jersey Police





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