Majority of Scottish officers want firearms

Criminality and terrorism cited as reasons why personnel feel vulnerable.

Scottish Police Federation vice chairman David Hamilton

Scottish Police Federation vice chairman David Hamilton

Date - 23rd November 2017
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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More than half of officers in Police Scotland want access to a firearm, a survey found. Respondents to the Scottish Police Federation’s quiz on personal protective equipment found that 64 per cent want to be able to carry a handgun. Some 73...
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