On 31 March 2016 the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) announced that P.C. Richard Jordan was found guilty of common assault by beating following a 2 day trial at Manchester & Salford Magistrates’ Court. It is stated that the charge related to an incident on 26 April 2015 in which P.C. Jordan used excessive force including the discharge of a Taser while arresting a man. P.C. Jordan will be sentenced on 26 April 2016.