Water cannon and plastic bullets, but don’t start panicking yet – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted December 7th, 2011 in news, police, violent disorder by sally

“On 30 November the Metropolitan Police published the second part of its interim report into the widespread rioting in August 2011. The report has found that numbers of police on the streets of London were insufficient to deal with the disorder, and those that were there did not arrive quickly enough. It acknowledges the possibility that pre-existing tension went unnoticed, and that intelligence gathering systems could not keep pace with scale and speed of the riots.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 7th December 2011

Source: www.halsburyslawexchange.co.uk