Shooting to Kill?: Policing, Firearms and Armed Response

  • Publish Date: 2010-04-26
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Peter Squires;Peter Kennison
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Shooting to Kill? Policing, Firearms and Armed Response explores the dilemma of armed response policing in the UK, and policing in a gun culture.

  • Offers the first critical exploration of the ACPO code of guidance on Police Use of Firearms and other tactical manuals
  • Includes interviews with senior police firearms managers and critical case studies of police firearms incidents
  • Features the first in-depth, academic analysis of the Stockwell shooting incident and the Kratos policy
  • Provides a review of key developments in armed response policing around the world
  • Describes the crucial phases in armed response policy development in Britain and explores the consequences of arming the police


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