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Humberside Police use tasers fifty per cent more than West Yorkshire force

Officers with Humberside Police and also neighbouring Lincolnshire have used tasers far more than most other forces throughout the country according to a new report.

The official police watchdog says Humberside Police used the stun guns 462 times over the last year - that's 50 per cent more than West Yorkshire Police which has almost three times as many officers. The Independent Police Complaints Commission says tasers are being fired more frequently year on year and complaints about their use is also rising.

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