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Government to ban police from issuing firearms licences without GP input

Government to ban police from issuing firearms licences without GP input
 The police will be unable to issue firearms licences until they have received medical information about an applicant from their GP, under reform...
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London Bridge attackers 'lawfully killed' by police, jury finds

London Bridge attackers 'lawfully killed' by police, jury finds
A jury at the inquest into the deaths of the three London Bridge attackers agrees they were lawfully killed by armed officers.Three terrorists who mur...
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Anthony Grainger inquiry: Lawyer calls for police officers to be prosecuted for manslaughter of unarmed man shot

Anthony Grainger inquiry: Lawyer calls for police officers to be prosecuted for manslaughter of unarmed man shot
"We want lessons to be learned. No mother should face a knock at the door to be told the police have shot and killed her son"The solicitor for the par...
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Ipswich cop quits force due to mental health

Ipswich cop quits force due to mental health
A former police sergeant, dubbed Robocop for his arrest record, has left the force due to mental health issues.Ali Livingstone had made 5,000 arrests ...
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Thug who broke a police firearms officer's ankle walks free from court

Thug who broke a police firearms officer's ankle walks free from court
Sgt Andrew Prestedge was trying to help Melvin Scott's partner when he was met with aggression and suffered a horrendous injury to his ankle in Hought...
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Messages of support flood in following the death of Doddington mum Debbie Williams

Messages of support flood in following the death of Doddington mum Debbie Williams
Messages of condolence have flooded in from across the country following the death of a Fenland woman who has helped thousands of police officers nati...
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Number Of MOD Police Taking Time Off Over Mental Health Rises

Number Of MOD Police Taking Time Off Over Mental Health Rises
Officers in the MDP are paid 95% of the salary of those in other forces and have to retire seven years later.The number of Ministry of Defence Police ...
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Great Sadness - Passing of Debbie Williams

Great Sadness  - Passing of Debbie Williams
 It is with great sadness that Mark (CEO) and the Trustees of the PFOA announce the passing of Debbie Williams the wife of our CEO Mark Williams....
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First conviction for firearms manufacture using a 3D printer

First conviction for firearms manufacture using a 3D printer
A man has been convicted of manufacturing a firearm using a 3D printer, the first conviction of its kind in the UK.On Wednesday, 19 June at Southwark ...
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Jailed - Man who shot at police

Jailed - Man who shot at police
An man who shot at police officers sent to check on his welfare has been jailed.Richard Lawrence Alan Barnard, 44, of Llanwddyn, Powys, was sentenced ...
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Metropolitan Police Firearms Career Expo 2019

Metropolitan Police Firearms Career Expo 2019
 Following the success of last year’s event, the Met’s combined firearm’s commands will be staging an Expo at the US Embassy on the following dat...
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Northern Ireland police officers reject Mordaunt’s call for Troubles amnesty

Northern Ireland police officers reject Mordaunt’s call for Troubles amnesty
Rank and file police officers facing ongoing paramilitary death threats in Northern Ireland have come out against a special amnesty for members of the...
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'Five Years Ago, The MPS Suspended Me From Service and Withdrew My Resignation’

'Five Years Ago, The MPS Suspended Me From Service and Withdrew My Resignation’
Blog is written by former Met Police Officer, Andrew Birks, who is now an ordained Priest.Father Birks is one of the five Met Officers who were recent...
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Police commissioner commends Armed Policing Museum in Chatteris as a 'gem' of the Fens

Police commissioner commends Armed Policing Museum in Chatteris as a 'gem' of the Fens
Police and Crime Commissioner Jason Ablewhite hailed the Armed Policing Museum in Chatteris as a 'gem' of the Fens during his visit. Opened to th...
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All Northants police could carry Tasers within THREE years amid rising violence

All Northants police could carry Tasers within THREE years amid rising violence
Northamptonshire’s top police officer has said that all of his frontline staff could be routinely carrying Tasers after a rise in attacks on staff.Nor...
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Machete attacks and gunmen - the reality of life on the front line with a police firearms unit

Machete attacks and gunmen - the reality of life on the front line with a police firearms unit
Birmingham Live spent a night on patrol with West Midlands Police firearms Unit.A car has been rammed and a passenger is believed to be carrying a gun...
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West Midlands Police face battle on mental health

West Midlands Police face battle on mental health
West Midlands Police force has lost a combined 114 years of work due to officers suffering from mental health issues in one year, new figures have rev...
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PTSD 'at crisis levels' among police officers

PTSD 'at crisis levels' among police officers
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) amongst police officers in the UK is far more common than was ever thought, a new survey suggests. One PC descri...
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Man charged following Norfolk firearms seizure

Man charged following Norfolk firearms seizure
Guns and Tasers seized following NCA operationA man has been charged with possession and the supply of firearms after a National Crime Agency operatio...
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Essex stabbing: Police officer repeatedly knifed in chest

Essex stabbing: Police officer repeatedly knifed in chest
 POLICE arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after an off-duty officer was repeatedly stabbed in the chest in a sickening attack in Ra...
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