Calls to arm British police rejected
The move would carry "considerable risks" and could damage relations between police and the communities, deputy prime minister says
Calls to routinely arm police following the killing of two women officers were rejected by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, who warned against any knee-jerk response to the tragedy.
Mr Clegg said the move would carry "considerable risks" and could damage relations between police and the communities they serve.
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