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United Kingdom

30 January 2003

BBC News

The Police Complaints Authority is publishing the findings of an investigation into officers' use of firearms. It will make a number of recommendations on the way police respond to similar incidents in the future. The investigation, to be published on Thursday, concentrates on 24 incidents involving guns over three years. The catalyst for the survey was the controversial shooting in 1998 of James Ashley by officers from Sussex Police. Mr Ashley — who was from... (

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