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03-06-2021, 11:30 AM
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Now tell me why our police should not be armed.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...-stabbing.html

It's gone too far. Waay past the tipping point.
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03-06-2021, 11:35 AM
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Import savages and you get savage customs .
We have our own savages but machetes are not exactly household items except in Third world countries .
Well they didnít used to be.
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03-06-2021, 11:38 AM
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An interesting read… https://www.met.police.uk/foi-ai/met...use-of-tasers/

About tasers.
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Originally Posted by The Artful Todger ->
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...-stabbing.html

It's gone too far. Waay past the tipping point.
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Well it's mostly in London, so as long as it stays in London....Just arm the coppers down there and see how it goes, but make sure that it doesn't make it a free for all....
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03-06-2021, 11:49 AM
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Nice tans they have

So you arm the police because these thugs are armed. How about stopping these people from gaining the terrible weapons they brandish? How the heck does that get through into this country?
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03-06-2021, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by OldGreyFox ->
Well it's mostly in London, so as long as it stays in London....Just arm the coppers down there and see how it goes, but make sure that it doesn't make it a free for all....
I donít think Cressida Dick would agree.. she doesnít want to rock the boat
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03-06-2021, 12:03 PM
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If people use knives or machetes in violent fights, they cannot be sure that they won't kill people .
Giving the police guns will just make these people more violent and they may kill the police.

I am sick of hearing people say "we shouldn't kill murderers" then complain that people are regularly killed on our streets.

If we want to stop violent attacks, lets kill the people responsible for them & teach others that violence is not acceptable and we wont tolerate it with just a few years in prison as punishment!

I don't agree that it makes us as bad as the criminals, and those who think that way would soon change their mind if these violent criminals killed somebody they love, when released from prison >

Every time these events are reported there will be others who think they can do the same.... and it will get worse.
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Originally Posted by The Artful Todger ->
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...-stabbing.html

It's gone too far. Waay past the tipping point.
It went way too far many years' ago, what was badly needed all those years' ago was zero tolerance and even more so now.

Police are armed, maybe not routinely but there are 6,500 who carry firearms in the UK:

https://www.statista.com/statistics/...and-and-wales/

What is needed I believe is for Tasers to replace the outdated batons they carry. What use is a baton against someone holding a knife, machete or firearm? Someone with that mindset is not going to listen to reason or persuasion and probably will not even hear what's being said!

I am reminded of a prediction made by Enoch Powell in 1969, many years' ago now, possibly not quite in context of what happened in Brixton yesterday but nevertheless it's happening, however slowly it is also getting worse:

https://news.sky.com/story/enoch-pow...ation-11339291

Just 16 years' later there were riots in Brixton and Tottenham, how long before this happens again now following yesterday's worrying disturbances?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/50035769

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/d...00/4094928.stm
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03-06-2021, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Pixie Knuckles ->
Nice tans they have

So you arm the police because these thugs are armed. How about stopping these people from gaining the terrible weapons they brandish? How the heck does that get through into this country?
How does it get into this country. Simple. We have encouraged people to bring their filthy savage ways AKA (wrongly called "cultures") with them. ANOTHER part of Blair's legacy.

As for machetes, more easily obtainable than parangs that they use "back home" in crap holes like Jamaica where so many of the filth come from.
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Originally Posted by OldGreyFox ->
Well it's mostly in London, so as long as it stays in London....Just arm the coppers down there and see how it goes, but make sure that it doesn't make it a free for all....
These things start off in swamp city and metastasize to the rest of the country. It's happening now. Just check out on line local papers.
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