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Authorised Firearms Officer — An Authorised Firearms Officer (AFO) is a British police officer who has received training and authorisation to carry and use firearms. The designation is significant because within the United Kingdom police officers do not routinely carry… … Wikipedia
Specialist Firearms Officer — A Specialist Firearms Officer (SFO) is a police officer who has qualified as an Authorised Firearms Officer, thus being authorised to carry and when necessary use a firearm, and has since undergone further selected tactical training in order to… … Wikipedia
Firearms unit — A firearms unit is a specialised, armed unit within each territorial police force in the United Kingdom. [ [http://www.global defence.com/2003/police 03.htm Metropolitan Police Force s Firearms Unit ] ] For the most part, the police forces of the … Wikipedia
Firearms Enquiries Officer — A Firearms Enquiries Officer (FEO) is a civillian member of most Police Forces in the United Kingdom. The FEO is usually part of an equiry team or in smaller stations they are known to work on their own. They are full time member of staff who is… … Wikipedia
List of UK police firearms — Within the British Police, officers are not routinely armed. Instead, they rely on Armed Response Vehicles to attend emergency calls, which are believed to involve firearms. Armed Response Vehicles, are crewed by Authorised Firearms Officers,… … Wikipedia
Police use of firearms in the United Kingdom — In the United Kingdom, the majority of police officers do not carry firearms, except in special circumstances. This originates from the formation of the Metropolitan Police Service in the 19th century, when police were not armed, partly to… … Wikipedia
Specialist Firearms Command — Infobox Military Unit unit name=CO19 caption=Metropolitan Police Service, CO19 dates=1966–Present country=flagcountry|United Kingdom branch=Central Operations command structure= type=Central Operations role=Domestic Counter Terrorism and Law… … Wikipedia
Civil enforcement officer — Not to be confused with Civilian enforcement officer. Law enforcement in the United Kingdom Crime in the UK · Terrorism in the UK … Wikipedia
Diplomatic Protection Group — SO16 redirects here. For information on postcodes beginning with SO16, see SO postcode area. Uniquely in the Metropolitan Police, DPG vehicles are red. The Diplomatic Prote … Wikipedia
Territorial Support Group — Infobox Military Unit unit name=CO20 caption=Territorial Support Group (CO20) dates= 1987 – Present country=flagcountry|United Kingdom branch=Central Operations command structure= Metropolitan Police Service type=Domestic Law Enforcement.… … Wikipedia