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United Kingdom

31 January 2003

Guardian (UK)

The Metropolitan police yesterday flatly denied having a "gung-ho" attitude to using firearms after the publication of a report which suggested its officers behave too aggressively and shoot more frequently than other forces. Ian Blair, the Met's deputy commissioner, said the study by the police complaints authority was "odd, inappropriate, ill-advised, statistically dubious" and did not stand up to scrutiny. The Met reacted when the PCA published a review of police... (

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