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Longer batons for Met officers in safety boost

Force spending £2 million on upgrade.

Public order officers will use the same batons as frontline officers. Photo: Press Association

Public order officers will use the same batons as frontline officers. Photo: Press Association

Date - 19th July 2018
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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All frontline Met Police officers are to get new batons as part of a £2 million upgrade which managers say will help increase personal safety. The force is to replace 19,000 gravity friction lock batons with positive lock batons which...
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