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Officers 'put themselves in harm's way' as woman came at them with an axe

Armed police found to have acted proportionately by watchdog.

Police Scotland: Proportionate force used

Police Scotland: Proportionate force used

Date - 18th December 2018
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Officers who “acted with courage” when an axe-wielding woman ran towards them have been exonerated by a police watchdog for ending a six-hour stand-off. PIRC investigators found that Police Scotland used only “necessary and...
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