armed response unit


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armed response unit

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (in Britain) a unit of police officers who are trained to use firearms in situations where unarmed police officers would be in danger
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After the attack the PSNI Armed Response Unit stopped a car heading towards Portadown.
Recently, we heard of yet more senior officers being put on gardening leave at the expense of the taxpayers - this time from the armed response unit.
Police - including an armed response unit - have been deployed to the property at least nine times in the last eight weeks.
Officers from Dyfed-Powys Police's armed response unit saw the pregnant woman on the side of the A40 between St Clears and Carmarthen yesterday morning.
The armed response unit were backed by 15 officers in riot gear for the planned operation in Edinburgh.
Police and an armed response unit were called to the Bowesfield area on Friday after reports of a man with a weapon.
They must investigate Sgt Danny Waldron, the leader of an armed response unit who in the opening scenes shoots dead a criminal suspect.
The third series will focus on an armed response unit led by Sergeant Danny Waldron, played by Daniel Mays.
A witness reported seeing a large police response to the incident, including a van, cars, and an armed response unit.
Cabin crew tried to break up the row before calling cops at Heathrow for an armed response unit to board the flight on arrival.
The Gwent Police Day of Action saw more than 30 officers, including those from the Armed Response Unit, Roads Policing Unit and the Dog Section out in force targeting criminals using the M4, A449, A48 and the Southern Distributor Road.
AN ARMED response unit was put on standby after two pupils were seen brandishing a gun outside a school.