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Q&A: Armed Police in the UK

BBC News

8 June 2010

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Q&A: Armed Police in the UK…

Q. Which UK police officers carry guns?

With the exception of the Police Service of Northern Ireland, where officers have historically been routinely armed, most UK police do not carry guns.

Officers must undergo special training in handling a variety of weapons before being given authorisation to join firearms teams…

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