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Tasers could be given to police officers in Dorset in wake of terror attacks

Tasers could be given to police officers in Dorset in wake of terror attacks
CASH-STRAPPED rural police officers could be issued with Tasers in the wake of recent terror attacks, Dorset’s police and crime commissioner has...
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When I joined the Police I resolved never to carry a gun. But I've changed my mind

When I joined the Police I resolved never to carry a gun. But I've changed my mind
  The Guardian - I’ve been a police officer for 20 years. When I joined the service I resolved that if I was ever required to carry a gun, ...
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Armed police 'inundated' with support from public

Armed police 'inundated' with support from public
Nottinghamshire Police say armed patrol officers have been "inundated with messages of support" from the public over the last week There was an increa...
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Terror threat: UK upgrades armed police response

Terror threat: UK upgrades armed police response
BBC - Britain is upgrading its armed police response to terror attacks, with £114m to fund an extra 1,000 armed police over five years. What cap...
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Armed police moments from shooting man

Armed police moments from shooting man
Plymouth Herald - An armed police officer was moments from shooting dead a man with a gun during a four-hour siege, a court heard.   The officer ...
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More firearms officers ready to protect the public

More firearms officers ready to protect the public
  NPCC - There are 640 more firearms officers protecting the public in England and Wales than this time last year. The increase is largely financ...
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