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Police: Firearms

Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 6 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers are trained in the use of arms; and how many are available in the Metropolitan police area. (201901)

At 31 March 2007 there were 6,728 authorised firearms officers in England and Wales. 2,584 of those authorised firearms officers were in the Metropolitan Police Service.