- Prison Planet.com - http://www.prisonplanet.com -
Police will have the right to fire rubber bullets on student protesters as they prepare for huge London demonstration
Posted By admin On November 8, 2011 @ 7:48 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
UK Daily Mail 
November 8, 2011
Police are prepared to use plastic bullets for the first time on the British mainland if student protests planned for tomorrow erupt into violence.
Scotland Yard revealed yesterday that the baton rounds have been authorised for a student fees march in London amid fears it could be hijacked by anarchists and troublemakers.
Baton gun rounds have never been used on the British mainland, but they have been linked to deaths in Northern Ireland.
Officers stressed yesterday that they were not planning to use baton rounds and they would only be a last resort if all other tactics had failed and officers’ lives were at risk.
Article printed from Prison Planet.com: http://www.prisonplanet.com
URL to article: http://www.prisonplanet.com/police-will-have-the-right-to-fire-rubber-bullets-on-student-protesters-as-they-prepare-for-huge-london-demonstration.html
URLs in this post:
 UK Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2058726/Police-right-rubber-bullets-Wednesdays-student-protests-London.html
 Oakland Police Fire Tear Gas, Flash Bang Grenades and Rubber Bullets at Occupy Oakland Protesters: http://www.prisonplanet.com/january-28th-oakland-police-fire-tear-gas-flash-bang-grenades-and-rubber-bullets-at-occupy-oakland-protesters.html
 Riot police fire rubber bullets at ravers on Hollywood Boulevard: http://www.prisonplanet.com/riot-police-fire-rubber-bullets-at-ravers-on-hollywood-boulevard.html
 Denver Police Use Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets, Batons and Pepper Spray On Protesters: http://www.prisonplanet.com/denver-police-use-tear-gas-rubber-bullets-batons-and-pepper-spray-on-protesters.html
 Army wants rapid-fire rubber bullets for crowd control: http://www.prisonplanet.com/army-wants-rapid-fire-rubber-bullets-for-crowd-control.html
 Police to Use Plastic Bullets on Rampaging Youth in Britain: http://www.prisonplanet.com/police-to-use-plastic-bullets-on-rampaging-youth-in-britain.html
Copyright © 2013 PrisonPlanet.com. All rights reserved.