New Government figures show the use of tasers by police nationally has more than doubled.
It comes as an investigaton continues into the death of Jordan Begley who died after being tasered in Manchester.
Meanwhile, Colin Farmer who's partially sighted was targeted when officers in Lancashire mistook his white cane for a samurai sword.
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Wintry showers turning back to rain
Warning for snow and ice valid 6am-6pm Sunday for the whole region, except western coastal slice & the Isle of Man
Cold, showery and icy overnight. Staying wintry at times over the weekend.