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Belfast Calling

In the last 18 months I have been deployed to assist other forces with policing events or disorder, from the London Riots, the Olympic Torch relay and demonstrations and protests. These deployments, known as mutual aid, allow forces to resource … Continue reading

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London Calling – A Scottish Cop’s Experience of Policing with the Met

I have recently returned from London as part of the national mutual aid deployment to support the Metropolitan Police during the Olympic Games. I was part of of public order contingency in the event of disorder. Traditionally, public order reserves … Continue reading

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