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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 pa...
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Father of fallen officer PC Fiona Bone salutes her bravery and reveals the true cost of duty

Father of fallen officer PC Fiona Bone salutes her bravery and reveals the true cost of duty
  The father of PC Fiona Bone has told how he owes a debt of gratitude for the outpouring of public support after she and another female officer...
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More armed police are to start patrolling high-profile events in Manchester

More armed police are to start patrolling high-profile events in Manchester
GMP's armed policing unit was increased by a third last year and the force said that as a result, the public will now start seeing more officers carry...
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Duty officer must be able to track outside firearms officers at major incidents, says review

Duty officer must be able to track outside firearms officers at major incidents, says review
Duty officer must be able to track outside firearms officers at major incidents, says review Chiefs agree that introducing capability is ‘crucial’ and...
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Man viciously attacks police officers with a sword

Man viciously attacks police officers with a sword
One police officer was seriously injured in the attack which happened on Upper Chorlton Road in Whalley Range shortly before 3pm this Sunday. Shocking...
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The father of PC Nicola Hughes on the moment he found out she had been killed five years ago today

The father of PC Nicola Hughes on the moment he found out she had been killed five years ago today
All the Staff and membership of the PFOA thoughts are with the family and colleagues of Pc Nicola Hughes and Pc Fiona Bone who were murdered five year...
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Should more West Yorkshire police officers be armed?

Should more West Yorkshire police officers be armed?
  The public in West Yorkshire are to be asked whether police in the county should be routinely armed with guns and Taser electric stun weapons. ...
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Manchester terrorist attack

Manchester terrorist attack
All the Staff and membership of the PFOA are heartbroken following the terrorist attack in Manchester. Our thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to...
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