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Arming volunteer PCSOs 'makes no sense at all'

PCC and union slam powers which would allow volunteers to carry CS gas and PAVA spray.

PCC Vera Baird has hit out at plans to arm volunteer PCSOs

PCC Vera Baird has hit out at plans to arm volunteer PCSOs

Date - 9th March 2016
By - Helena Hickey - Police Oracle
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Legislation which would allow volunteer police community support officers to carry CS gas and PAVA spray have been slammed by a police and crime commissioner. Under the new Policing and Crime Bill, the government would prohibit those taking on the...
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