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United Kingdom

18 April 2004

Evening Post (UK)

The Met is considering increasing its ranks of armed officers amid growing concerns over police being targeted by armed criminals. Met Commissioner Sir John Stevens has ordered an urgent review of the arming of officers after the Met Federation highlighted fears over the threat posed by gun-toting criminals. These fears have grown since an incident on Leytonstone High Road in January, when a police van with officers sitting inside was hit with bullets from an... (

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