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Lockdown reduced firearms incidents

Lockdown contributed to a drop in firearms deployments which have fallen for the second year, Home Office data has revealed.

Lockdown reduced firearms incidents

Date - 30th July 2021
By - Chris Smith
For the second year running there has been a drop in firearms operations and one less incident where a weapon was discharged. Home Office figures revealed there were 18,262 police firearms operations in the year ending March 2021,...
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