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Originally posted by ChrisF231
If they have it, they'll use it.
That's not true at all, despite what the media wants you to think well over 90% of US law enforcement officers go their entire careers without having to shoot someone.
Should all UK police be armed? Yes, and ditto for all the remaining unarmed police forces left in the world (Irish Garda, Norwegian Police, Icelandic Police, and the various British colonial and Commonwealth police forces).
Originally posted by havok
Should all UK police be armed? No.
BUT: All of UK citizens should be.
I think that there is a time and a place for armed police and un-armed police.
I'm glad I don't live there.
Knife crime is up?
Of course it is.