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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A MAN who threatened to kill police before being arrested by an armed response unit was jailed yesterday.
The armed response unit from West Midlands Police stopped the vehicle in Arden Road, Bulkington on Monday night, March 11.
Police are still hunting for one suspect, and have carried out "extensive searches" in the Ceredigion area with the aid of the armed response unit, a dog unit, and the National Police Air Service helicopter.
Police, including an armed response unit, arrived at the scene at 1.43pm to reports of shots fired and found the man with gunshot injuries.
A large police presence, including the armed response unit, attended the scene at around 10.30am on Monday.
Kemp caused a stir in Brum when passers-by spotted him at a Northfield branch of McDonald's and with police at a burglary scene while filming with West Midlands' armed response unit in December.
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.
The armed response unit were backed by 15 officers in riot gear for the planned operation in Edinburgh.
They must investigate Sgt Danny Waldron, the leader of an armed response unit who in the opening scenes shoots dead a criminal suspect.
Cabin crew tried to break up the row before calling cops at Heathrow for an armed response unit to board the flight on arrival.