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Revealed: Two year wait for water cannon authorisation

Fearing fresh disorder on streets, police chiefs tried to get water cannon approved in December 2012 - but 20 months on Theresa May has yet to make a decision.

Revealed: Two year wait for water cannon authorisation

Date - 14th August 2014
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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Chief officers believed that the government had enough information to make a decision on whether to authorise water cannon 20 months ago, newly released papers reveal. But the Home Secretary still maintains that more information needs to be...
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