7 Sep 2020

Pepper spray use in prison rising

From Morning Report, 8:15 am on 7 September 2020

An explosion in the use of pepper spray is part of a big rise in the use of force to subdue unruly prisoners.

Information released to RNZ under the Official Information Act also reveals that guards are more regularly teaming up to tackle offenders.

Reporter Tom Kitchin has been investigating.