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Police in CS gas spray trials

Title
Police in CS gas spray trials
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
2 Mar 1996
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:03:43
Description
Jeff Collins reports on controversial trials of CS spray by the Metropolitan Police in four areas of London. Includes interview with Chief Superintendent Roger Allen on use for deterring assaults on police officers; WPC Lisa Grew; Deputy assistant Commissioner Laurence Roach; Gary Mason from Police Review magazine on safety fears; Mike Bennett from the Metropolitan Police Federation who wants officers to be allowed to try out an alternative pepper spray.
Contributors
Jeff Collins; Mike Bennett; Gary Mason; Roger Allen; Lisa Grew; Laurence Roach
Keywords
London; Police; Personal security

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