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Routine arming in rural forces 'on the table' says armed policing lead

Date - 17th May 2018
By - JJ Hutber- Police Oracle
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Police chiefs are considering whether a return to local armouries may help mitigate lengthy armed officer response times in rural communities. At a press conference on Wednesday, National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) lead for armed policing...
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