Wiltshire policeman cleared in taser trial

A jury has cleared a Wiltshire police officer of ABH and misconduct for tasering a man in his custody.

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Chief constable defends use of tasers

The chief constable of Wiltshire Police today defended the use of tasers after the Police and Crime Commissioner admitted the public will have fresh concerns over their use.

It comes after ITV News West Country was leaked footage of the moment a police officer fired a fifty thousand volt stun gun at a naked suspect in a custody cell in Melksham. The Chief Constable tried to stop any of the film from being shown. Richard Payne reports:

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