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Showing Stories from 27th December 2019 to 22nd December 2020
Driver jailed for 11 years after targeting armed cop with car

Driver jailed for 11 years after targeting armed cop with car

(22/12/20) A man with multiple previous convictions has been jailed for 11 years after driving at an armed police officer. But a jury cleared Aydin Altun of attempted murder.

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(15/12/20) BB gun attacks spark renewed calls for tougher laws
Officers used 'reasonable and proportionate force' in fatal shooting

Officers used 'reasonable and proportionate force' in fatal shooting

(07/12/20) An Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigation following the fatal police shooting of William Smith, found Kent Police's response was "appropriate".

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(09/11/20) Home Office to end gun loophole but campaigners urge more action (09/11/20) IOPC launches investigation into fatal shooting in Swindon (14/10/20) The Brief: an honest belief is no longer sufficient (12/10/20) Driver who drove car at AFO convicted of attempted GBH (12/10/20) Officer to appeal decision backing IOPC bid for misconduct case (24/09/20) Met thanks public for helping 11 injured firearms officers (15/09/20) Firearms officer may have been saved serious injuries by armour (14/09/20) Civil Nuclear Constabulary provide support for Kent officers (09/09/20) Met raid caravan site in biggest armed operation this year (24/08/20) Home Office approve latest model of taser for officer use
Case dismissed against former ACC after three-minute hearing

Case dismissed against former ACC after three-minute hearing

(21/08/20) Disciplinary hearing followed dismissal of gross misconduct allegations in June relating to botched firearms operation.

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(20/08/20) Home Office launches bid for new police less lethal weapon (27/07/20) Met commander defends officers arrest of 12 year old with toy gun (23/07/20) Road closed as ammunition falls off roof of armed response vehicle (18/06/20) Garda officer murdered with his own firearm in 'random act' (29/05/20) Misconduct hearing for former ACC Steven Heywood set for next week (21/05/20) IOPC finds officer who shot Anthony Grainger has 'no case to answer' (19/05/20) New guidance on AFO duty hours to be issued within three months (20/04/20) Met faces legal action over murder of PC Keith Palmer (18/03/20) Firearms officers 'justified' in response to man with air pistol (12/03/20) IOPC begins new investigations relating to Anthony Grainger shooting (10/03/20) Officers used tasers three times on man before he was shot dead (19/02/20) Merseyside ACC and terrorism lead moves to Civil Nuclear Constabulary (12/02/20) Home Secretary announces public inquiry into police shooting (14/01/20) Less lethal weapons rules tightened in response to Grainger Inquiry (27/12/19) PSNI chief criticised for armed police Christmas Day tweet
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