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“Police Officers are human and vulnerable from this virus too.”

“Police Officers are human and vulnerable from this virus too.”
  ESSEX Police Federation Chair Laura Heggie on the challenges Lockdown 3 is bringing to policing and the reality of what officers are facing in ...
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Man admits trying to stab police officer to death in Essex home

Man admits trying to stab police officer to death in Essex home
Victim was attacked while at home with his wife and two children A man has admitted trying to stab a police officer to death in essex John McCartney s...
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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 R...
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cuts see thousands of police officers signed off with mental health issues

cuts see thousands of police officers signed off with mental health issues
More than 9,000 officers have been given leave in the past three years – and experts say things will get worse due to soaring work demands Brutal cuts...
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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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Stansted Airport Terror Attack Exercise

Stansted Airport Terror Attack Exercise
Armed police were seen stalking through one of London’s busiest airports as they responded to a mock-up terror attack. Stansted Airport staff joined p...
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Should officers be armed at all times?

Should officers be armed at all times?
Southend Echo - A DEBATE has been launched to decide whether police officers in the county should be armed with guns at all times. Members of the Esse...
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