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Streatham terror attack: Several stabbed and man shot dead in London

Streatham terror attack: Several stabbed and man shot dead in London
Several people have been stabbed in Streatham, south London, and a man has been shot dead by police, in what they describe as a "terrorist-related" in...
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Slough Offender Imported Guns Into UK

Slough Offender Imported Guns Into UK
A 37-year-old man from Slough has been convicted of his role in a plot to import 96 lethal firearms into the UK following an investigation by the join...
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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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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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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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Colleague of murdered police officer Yvonne Fletcher offers reward from his pension to catch memorial vandals

Colleague of murdered police officer Yvonne Fletcher offers reward from his pension to catch memorial vandals
A retired police officer who was with Yvonne Fletcher when she was shot and killed policing a protest has offered a reward to help catch the vandal wh...
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Close Protection officer shot terrorist Khalid Masood dead as he approached 'to kill me'

Close Protection officer shot terrorist Khalid Masood dead as he approached 'to kill me'
A minister’s bodyguard broke down in court as he told how he shot Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood dead as he believed "he was going to kill me".Th...
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Disciplinary proceedings against policeman, dropped due to a series of delays

Disciplinary proceedings against policeman, dropped due to a series of delays
Disciplinary proceedings against a Newham police constable accused of stamping on a teenage boy while he was in custody were dropped on Thursday in a ...
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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 sai...
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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 peo...
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Jermaine Baker shooting: CPS confirms no charges after review

Jermaine Baker shooting: CPS confirms no charges after review
A decision not to bring charges against a police officer who fatally shot a man during a botched attempt to free a prisoner has been upheld.The Crown ...
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WW2 Machine Guns Among 140 Firearms Handed To Police

WW2 Machine Guns Among 140 Firearms Handed To Police
 Two Second World War Machine guns were handed in to police in the first week of a gun amnesty launched by Scotland Yard.Over the past week more ...
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Give Up Your Guns - National Firearms Surrender

Give Up Your Guns - National Firearms Surrender
 Scotland Yard launched a new campaign today urging people to give up their guns to keep them out of the hands of criminals.Officers have urged m...
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Guns seized as 12 arrested in cross-channel investigation

Guns seized as 12 arrested in cross-channel investigation
  Twelve people, including a serving Border Force officer, have been arrested as part of an international operation targeting a crime group ...
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Firearms officers to have new £50m HQ and training centre in London

Firearms officers to have new £50m HQ and training centre in London
A new £50 million base for armed police officers is to be built in central London to help protect the public from terrorism.The new base will house at...
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Police officer threatened with a shotgun

Police officer threatened with a shotgun
A police officer was threatened with a shotgun after chasing a suspect into an alley in Anerley.Two officers were in plain clothes and carrying out pa...
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Additional 1800 officers to be equipped with Taser

Additional 1800 officers to be equipped with Taser
The Met Commissioner has today, Tuesday, 20 June, announced her decision to equip an additional 1,800 officers across the Met with Taser to better pro...
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Man 'reaching for knife' tasered by police outside Parliament

Man 'reaching for knife' tasered by police outside Parliament
A man was brought down with a Taser outside the Palace of Westminster after he reached for a knife when approached by officers, Scotland Yard has said...
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Jermaine Baker shooting: Firearms officer will not be charged

Jermaine Baker shooting: Firearms officer will not be charged
A Met Police firearms officer will face no charges over the shooting of a man who was killed in a botched attempt to free a prisoner, prosecutors said...
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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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