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Police: Firearms

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which police forces do not have dedicated armed response units. (246006)

All 43 police forces in England and Wales have dedicated armed response units. Details of the number of authorised firearms officers in England and Wales are published on an annual basis and can be found on the Home Office website at:

http://police.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/operational-policing/police-firearms-statistics-06-1.