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Less lethal: how do you avoid 'lawful but awful' incidents?

As UK policing awaits the outcome of an overdue national officer safety review Gary Mason reports on the findings of a recent international symposium that discussed emerging trends in the use of less lethal weapons and tactics.

Less lethal: how do you avoid 'lawful but awful' incidents?

Date - 1st April 2020
By - Gary Mason
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