Water cannon 'could help protect emergency crews'

Less-lethal weapon could have given support as firefighters battled 2011 blaze in Croydon, chief officers claim.

Water cannon 'could help protect emergency crews'

Date - 30th January 2014
By - Cliff Caswell - Police Oracle
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Water cannon could have provided a protective screen to help firefighters as they battled a huge shop blaze in Croydon during the 2011 disorder across England and Wales, a chief officer has said.Arguing the benefits of the kit before members of the...
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