Well, as disturbing as it may sound to some ears… officers have a duty of care to preserve lives … not end them by every means necessary. It is true that here in the UK, only specially trained units within the police are armed and they are not on general patrol — but called out by the police themselves in specific circs of a perceived armed threat. Sadly, lives are still lost here from regular patrolling unarmed officers as well… due to police brutality and yes institutionalised racism. There is a long way to go on both sides of the Atlantic *shrugs shoulders*

Thanks for sharing your perspectives Sam

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