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Officers used 'reasonable and proportionate force' in fatal shooting

An Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigation following the fatal police shooting of William Smith, found Kent Police's response was "appropriate".

Officers used 'reasonable and proportionate force' in fatal shooting

Date - 7th December 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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On Sunday 1 May 2016, Kent Police carried out a planned firearms operation at Crowbourne Orchard, Smiths Lane, Goudhurst, to arrest Mr Smith, 36, who was wanted in connection with a number of incidents. Mr Smith was located by officers in a...
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