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Regional emergency exercise held in Essex

Regional emergency exercise held in Essex
Police officers from across the eastern region working together with partner emergency services took part in a live-play training exercise at DP World...
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Ross Kemp speaks out over reaction to armed police documentary

Ross Kemp speaks out over reaction to armed police documentary
His one-off ITV documentary, Ross Kemp and the Armed Police , was a no-holds barred look at guns as part of ITV's Crime & Punishment season Ross K...
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Armed police fear impact of new colour blindness rules

Armed police fear impact of new colour blindness rules
Police Federation says tests could be discriminatory on grounds of disability and gender Hundreds of firearms officers may have to lay down their weap...
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Obsolete Calibre (Antique) Firearms Threat Briefing

Obsolete Calibre (Antique) Firearms Threat Briefing
The role of NABIS is to support policing in reducing the threat from the criminal use of firearms. The use of antique firearms in crime was first iden...
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Since anyone can put together a viable 12 gauge 'slam fire' shotgun with two pieces of pipe, an end-cap and a nail, altogether cos... Read More
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The little-known police of the sea who keep Plymouth's naval base safe

The little-known police of the sea who keep Plymouth's naval base safe
Patrolling 24/7, 365 days a year, the MoD Police Marine Unit are helping keep the waters around Plymouth safe As large as  Plymouth Sound  i...
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500 attacks on Norfolk police officers in a year prompts Tasers vow from chief constable

500 attacks on Norfolk police officers in a year prompts Tasers vow from chief constable
Every Norfolk officer could be armed with a Taser by 2021 – in response to the shocking news that there were 500-plus attacks on police in the past ye...
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Statement following judgment - Joseph, Coburn and Sammy v Commissioner

Statement following judgment - Joseph, Coburn and Sammy v Commissioner
  Following the judgement in the case of Joseph and Coburn v The Commissioner, Commander Kyle Gordon, of the Met’s Specialist Firearms Command sa...
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PC 'blighted by unexpected deaths' died after falling from Viaduct

PC 'blighted by unexpected deaths' died after falling from Viaduct
A POLICE officer struggled with stresses at work and a number of family deaths before he died, an inquest has heard. Richard Hooley served as a family...
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cash-strapped cops than forced to take second jobs

cash-strapped cops than forced to take second jobs
More police officers than ever (7.8%) have taken second jobs according to the headline results of our latest pay and morale survey. This is up from 6....
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Survey show police officers prepared to be armed

Survey show police officers prepared to be armed
  SIX out of 10 South Yorkshire Police officers would be prepared to be armed on duty, a PFEW survey has shown. South Yorkshire Police Federation...
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Armed police shot at from car during chase in London

Armed police shot at from car during chase in London
Shots were fired at armed police from a car and one officer was hurt during a chase through the streets of London. Officers responded to reports of pe...
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Stranded bride gets police car lift to wedding

Stranded bride gets police car lift to wedding
A bride was given a lift to her wedding in a police car after her wedding car broke down. The gift of "something borrowed and something blue" arrived ...
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Firearm amnesty removes 88 guns from the streets

Firearm amnesty removes 88 guns from the streets
A large haul of firearms, air weapons and ammunition is now off the streets of Lanarkshire. Police Scotland seized a total of 22 firearms, 66 air weap...
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Deaths and serious injuries guidance closer after Fed campaign

Deaths and serious injuries guidance closer after Fed campaign
Members are being urged to send in their views on draft new guidance concerning deaths and serious injuries (DSI) following police contact on non-fire...
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More needs to be done sooner' for police welfare

More needs to be done sooner' for police welfare
Police wellbeing is the focus of a new 'goal' being launched today by the Home Office in conjunction with partners in policing and mental health. The&...
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Last year I was diagnosed with severe depression, anxiety and signed off for six months. The Defence Police Federation quickly bec... Read More
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Frontline officers want to be armed with Tasers at all times

Frontline officers want to be armed with Tasers at all times
Survey reveals four fifths of cops believe the weapon is essential protection from violent offenders The vast majority of North Wales Police officers ...
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New Offensive Weapons Bill Launched 

New Offensive Weapons Bill Launched 
The Home Secretary has introduced new legislation to ban the delivery of knives and corrosives bought online to residential addresses. The  Offen...
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Police Scotland begin two-week firearms amnesty

Police Scotland begin two-week firearms amnesty
Police Scotland has launched a firearms amnesty, intended to stop weapons falling into the hands of criminals. Anyone who has a gun or ammunition with...
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Officer and staff welfare focus in HMICFRS ‘State of Policing’ report

Officer and staff welfare focus in HMICFRS ‘State of Policing’ report
Sir Thomas Winsor, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabularies , has today (12th June 2018) released his annual assessment of policing in the UK. ...
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Taking the policing brain on holiday

Taking the policing brain on holiday
Some great advice from the Police Dependants Trust  Taking a busy mind on holiday can be the last thing any of us (or our loved ones) really want...
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