THE SUN - Almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed on Britain’s streets despite 1,337 trained firearms officers' jobs axed since 2010 MINISTERS have been forced to defend big cuts to armed police after calling out the Army to help tackle the Manchester terror crisis.
A total of 984 soldiers were deployed on Britain’s streets yesterday to help free up gun cops. But it has emerged that a total of 1,337 trained firearms officers have been slashed in England and Wales between 2010 and last year.
Critics last night insisted there would have been no need to enact emergency military support – dubbed Operation Temperer – if they had been kept on.
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PFOA assisted by offering counselling/coaching support to officer’s family. A respite break was granted to allow the officer and his family to get away and spend some valuable time together as a family unit.
The PFOA purchased a new cross trainer and have loaned this to the officer to enable him to remain active and hopefully return to Ops.
PFOA arranges support for the officers involved prior to the Inquest and after by way of a respite breaks and NLP Coaching or Counselling.