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Policing 'could be sleepwalking' into making officers carry firearms

NPCC armed policing lead, CC Simon Chesterman, said he has 'never known anything like' the situation currently facing policing after charges were brought against officer NX121.

Policing 'could be sleepwalking' into making officers carry firearms

Date - 16th November 2023
By - Cash Boyle
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There's a risk that forces could end up "having to mandate officers to carry firearms”, as armed policing faces a potential recruitment and retention crisis after an officer was charged following the shooting of Chris Kaba. Mr...
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