Once it became clear that the man was holding them against their will, a full squad of negotiators, firearms officers, armed response vehicles
, and firearms containment dogs - specially trained for siege situations - arrived at the scene.
It was then that an officer in his thirties, a member of the Met Police's CO19 firearms unit, left the armed response vehicle
and sustained serious head injuries.
An armed response vehicle
was deployed and a man was arrested a short time later.
Nearly 30 officers from the armed response vehicle
, the district support unit, the economic crime unit and the neighbourhood policing teams raided homes in Sandringham Road and Penistone Road.
Nearly 30 officers, including the armed response vehicle
, district support unit, mounted officers and neighbourhood policing teams, this morning smashed down two doors in Sandringham Road and Penistone Road in a bid to target suspected drug dealers.
The vision we have is of a fully autonomous firearms unit that would include not only the dedicated armed response vehicle
teams but also dedicated firearms support units that are self-sufficient and provide a cross section of specialist services.
AN ARMED response vehicle
from Merseyside Police careered into a lamp post as it followed a stolen car last night.
The incident happened in August when arrested man Lee Solan stole a SIG 9mm pistol, 12 ammunition rounds, a Taser gun and three baton rounds from an armed response vehicle
A police dog handler talked about his work and visitors were also able to inspect an armed response vehicle
, CCTV van and road policing motorbike and patrol car.
They will also be able to have their fingerprints and mug shots taken, see the force's mobile CCTV van in action, as well as other police vehicles, including motorbikes and the armed response vehicle
The approved method of humane destruction, according to the police, is to authorise the crew in an armed response vehicle
to use their weapons to shoot the injured animal so that the death is as clean and quick as possible.
Seven police vans and at least one armed response vehicle
were parked around the hospital with uniformed officers patrolling the grounds on foot.