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Dear Independent Police Complaints Commission,

Please can you supply the following data: -

Number of referrals made to you by police forces relating to 1. Taser; 2. Baton; 3. Physical force; 4. Injury as result of a police car/RTC/Pursuit

Per year, for the past five years. (either calendar year or financial year, however you record your data)

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