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Call for routine arming rejected as eroding policing by consent

'If you think you're capable of taking on terrorists when you're trained for two weeks on a Glock, go fire one'.

DAC Neil Basu

DAC Neil Basu

Date - 5th September 2017
By - Ian Weinfass at the PSAEW Conference, Stratford-upon-Avon
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Senior officers have again rejected the idea that arming all officers would benefit UK policing. Met Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu and Surrey Deputy Chief Constable Gavin Stephens both said there would be more drawbacks than positive...
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