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Police to train extra 1,500 firearms officers

Police forces in England and Wales are to train an extra 1,500 firearms officers to help protect the public from terrorism. Many will be deployed in rapid-reaction teams, which will be on patrol and ready to react round the clock. There will also be more counter-terrorism teams outside London and 40 new armed response vehicles.…
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Child Gun Crime Arrests Rise By 20% In UK

Child Gun Crime Arrests Rise By 20% In UK  Children as young as 10 have been arrested for firearms offences over the past three years. Under the Freedom of Information request revealed that 1,549 children were arrested for suspected firearms offences between 2013 and January 2016, with the number of cases jumping by 20% in…
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