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14 October 2010

Press (Christchurch)

Prime Minister John Key says he wants police to have more ready access to Tasers in a bid to head off a possible drift towards more officers being routinely armed with guns. Police Minister Judith Collins yesterday said she supports equipping all police vehicles with lock boxes for firearms. The shooting of Senior Constable Bruce Lamb and Constable Mitchel Alatalo during a routine callout in Christchurch in July high lighted the risks officers face from armed... (

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