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Showing Stories from 9th November 2020 to 27th September 2021
Marine policing assets deployed for climate change summit

Marine policing assets deployed for climate change summit

(27/09/21) CoP26 specialist units will include diving search teams and MoDP armed marine resources.

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Home Office AFO figures don't show full picture, says NPCC

Home Office AFO figures don't show full picture, says NPCC

(11/08/21) The National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) has said the number of authorised firearms officers has in fact gone up, contrary to Home Office figures which provide only a "snapshot".

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Drop in firearms officers concerning, says Federation lead

Drop in firearms officers concerning, says Federation lead

(10/08/21) New figures which show the number of armed officers fell for the second year in a row have been described as 'worrying' by the Federation's Firearms lead.

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(05/08/21) Ten-year low in lethal barrelled firearms discharges in London (03/08/21) Ten-officer armed surveillance team were assigned to Sudesh Amman (05/07/21) Taser ineffective when officers went to aid of child in Milton Keynes (28/06/21) Thames Valley officers save child and fatally shoot man in "tragic" incident (16/06/21) Illegal firearms importers set to face 28 year jail terms (11/06/21) National recommendations from IOPC after Fishmongers' Hall attack (10/06/21) End use of force fears, Fed tells College and Home Office (19/05/21) Increase in cash and asset seizure reinvested across Met's BCUs (12/05/21) Royal wreath laid at memorial bench to Sgt Matt Ratana (05/05/21) Gap in legislation on legality of imported blank firing pistols (13/04/21) NCA starts fourth organised crime partnership with Merseyside (01/04/21) Musician stopped by armed officers denied injunction against Met (26/02/21) History: The day Yvonne Fletcher was murdered (19/02/21) Three-year IOPC inquiry clears firearms officers over shooting (04/02/21) Grainger inquiry finds no breach over failed firearms training course (03/02/21) Wiltshire officers who shot man carrying air pistol cleared by IOPC (30/01/21) Hampshire takes out OCG after biggest-ever cocaine seizure (22/12/20) Driver jailed for 11 years after targeting armed cop with car (15/12/20) BB gun attacks spark renewed calls for tougher laws (10/12/20) Weapons amnesty begins in bid to tackle violent crime (09/12/20) Firearms laws overhauled to counter converted guns (07/12/20) Officers used 'reasonable and proportionate force' in fatal shooting (17/11/20) NI paramilitary threat remains strong, commissioners warn (09/11/20) Home Office to end gun loophole but campaigners urge more action (09/11/20) Extradition hearing begins for suspect wanted for PC's murder (09/11/20) IOPC launches investigation into fatal shooting in Swindon
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