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Showing Stories from 24th August 2020 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 (10/12/20) Weapons amnesty begins in bid to tackle violent crime
Firearms laws overhauled to counter converted guns

Firearms laws overhauled to counter converted guns

(09/12/20) new guidance has been issued to deal with cases involving re-manufactured firearms.

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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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(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 (04/11/20) "He always stayed calm, never overreacted but was incredibly quick to assess a situation" (04/11/20) Tributes paid to Sgt Matt Ratana at funeral streamed around the world (14/10/20) Man convicted of capital murder for shooting Garda during a robbery (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 (07/10/20) Police staff worker charged with weapons and explosives possession (02/10/20) Forces across the country fall silent for Sgt Matt Ratana (01/10/20) New Zealand High commissioner visits Croydon Custody Centre (30/09/20) All Blacks pay tribute to Sgt Ratana (28/09/20) Partner pays tribute to Sgt Ratana (25/09/20) Custody murder: spotlight on Croydon (25/09/20) Met officer shot dead inside custody centre in Croydon (25/09/20) 'We know now what a county lines phone looks like' (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 (02/09/20) Met Federation calls for rethink of Notting Hill Carnival (24/08/20) Home Office approve latest model of taser for officer use
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