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Black and mixed race people in London more likely to be Tasered16 Feb 6:06am

Black and mixed race people in London more likely to be Tasered

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Figures show 40% of cases where stun guns used since 2014 involved people of black or mixed white and black ethnicities Black and mixed-race people in London have been on the receiving end of more than 40% of police Taser use since 2014, despite accounting for less than one in six of the capital’s residents, the Guardian can reveal. Figures obtained by a freedom of information (FoI) request show police are disproportionately targeting people of black or mixed white and black ethnicity with the electric stun guns, raising fresh concerns of racism in the force.
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