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Westminster Terrorist Attack

Yesterday saw an attack at the very heart of democracy in our country.  There has been a tragic loss of life and our thoughts are very much with ...
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Mock terrorism exercise on River Thames

BBC NEWS - More than 200 Met Police officers have taken part in a simulated terrorist attack on the River Thames in London. Half a dozen "terrorists" ...
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My friends call me Lara Croft

My friends call me Lara Croft
BBC NEWS - PC Kelly Ellis has her finger hovering over the trigger of her Heckler and Koch G36 rifle. She has a split second to decide whether to open...
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Government must offer support

Police Oracle - The Government must offer financial support to enable forces to buy the new model of Taser, the Police Federation has said.As previous...
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Warning of terrorists crossing via ferry

STV - Terrorists could cross to Scotland by ferry from Northern Ireland, an expert has warned. Officers at the Scottish ports of Loch Ryan and Cairnry...
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Man stabbed sister and mother

WEST MIDS POLICE - A man killed his sister and critically injured his mother in a knife attack at a Wolverhampton flat before turning the knife on him...
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Driver denies firearms charges

Daily Mail - A driver accused of firearms offences following a police operation in which his passenger was shot dead has denied the charges in court. ...
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Exceptional Circumstances

THE STANDARD - Armed police will no longer be automatically suspended for firing their guns, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced. She told MPs tha...
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13 UK terror attacks foiled

Security services have prevented 13 potential terror attacks since June 2013, the UK's most senior counter-terrorism police officer has revealed. Assi...
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Red flag warning over crisis in policing

Sky News - The official police watchdog has said it is raising a "red flag" against the state of policing after a damning new report found a series of...
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PC shares resignation on social media

THE HERALD - A Devon and Cornwall police officer has published her powerful and damning resignation letter on social media. Laura Beal, an officer for...
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Immigration issue could send Alex home

Immigration issue could send Alex home
Mail online - A nine-year-old cancer patient may be forced to leave America before finishing the only treatment that could save his life. Alex Goodwin...
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