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Politicians clash over firearms officers attending minor incidents

Acrimonious debate in Scottish Parliament amid several reports that police carrying handguns have been sent to attend routine call-outs.

Politicians clash over firearms officers attending minor incidents

Date - 7th August 2014
By - Josh Loeb - Police Oracle
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Scotland's justice secretary has defended a decision to allow some firearms officers to attend routine call-outs while carrying handguns amid rancorous debate over the issue. Kenny MacAskill sought to downplay reports of officers attending...
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