Firearms, controversy and public perception

Former specialist officer-turned author aims to highlight the realities of armed policing in new book.

Firearms, controversy and public perception

Date - 16th January 2014
By - Cliff Caswell - Police Oracle
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A former firearms officer turned author has revealed how he decided to put pen to paper after becoming frustrated at a lack of public appreciation about the role and remit of armed police. Steve Smith – who joined the Met in 1979 and served a...
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