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Day Release
08-26-2006, 02:34 PM
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08-26-2006, 02:35 PM
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eman2k5
08-27-2006, 09:16 AM
nice pics, why no guns?

P.I.Davis
08-27-2006, 09:55 AM
OH how our british friends love to drive their police ambulances! J/k much love to anyone who wears a police badge without a gun. I understand your citicenry is not as armed as the US's are but still. Bad guys have guns everywhere you go and I wouldnt do the job without one.

Rohan
08-27-2006, 10:16 AM
Some of the most hideous striping in the entire world. Nice pics. Tough job over there in London. Even more so not being able to defend yourself against armed thugs. Hats off to all you who serve and protect Her Majestys Realm.

eman2k5
08-27-2006, 01:03 PM
oh ya, did you ever run into devvo?

Day Release
08-27-2006, 02:31 PM
The police in mainland Britain usually have a vote
every five or six years as to whether they would
like to be routinely armed - in the last vote over
80% voted against routinely carrying a firearm.

They did however vote for an increase in the number
of armed support units, with one in ten officers in
London now armed, the police want to see all forces
brought up to this level.

The use of tasers is also to be increased and more frontline
units are to be issued with tasers. The police are also
exchanging CS Gas for Pepper Spray which does not affect
tasers and can be used on animals.

There are also much better lightweight protective vests
being issued and more comprehensive self defence training.

Day Release
08-27-2006, 02:37 PM
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As for the battenburg police livery - it is high
visability during night and day - and has been
tested by Home Office Scientists.

aikido kid
08-27-2006, 02:45 PM
how do you run stationary radar in that?!?!?

haha, they'll see you from around the corner in that thing. :)

Day Release
08-27-2006, 03:01 PM
“Heaven is where the police are English, the cooks are French,
the mechanics are German, the lovers are Italian
and everything is organized by the Swiss.

Hell is where the police are German, the cooks are English,
the mechanics are French, the lovers are Swiss,
and everything is organized by the Italians."

German Police

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Day Release
08-27-2006, 03:21 PM
how do you run stationary radar in that?!?!?

haha, they'll see you from around the corner in that thing.

Speed Traps in the UK are often operated by
private companies in unmarked vans.

Speed Traps can call in police cars hidden further
up roads in cases of excessive speed and the police
use a variety of unmarked cars.

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Unmarked Police Car
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Day Release
08-27-2006, 03:32 PM
UK - Speed Cameras

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detsarg
08-27-2006, 03:38 PM
Very cool thread. Its neat to see some of the aspects of law enforcement outside of North America.

Thanks.

Day Release
08-27-2006, 04:04 PM
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08-27-2006, 04:21 PM
Evo Police Pursuit Cars

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08-27-2006, 04:39 PM
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Day Release
08-27-2006, 05:01 PM
Armed Response Vehicles patrol Britain's streets
24 hours a day. ARV's usually have a crew of two
officers (three in London) each armed with a
Heckler and Koch 9mm Sub Machine Gun and
a Glock Pistol.

An armed officer stands beside a Police ARV
http://www.ukemergency.co.uk/police/dsc02771.jpg

Day Release
08-27-2006, 05:06 PM
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In his four years with S019, the Metropolitan Police
Special Firearms Wing, Steve Collins has been in
over a thousand contacts: that is gun battles, with
Yardies; IRA gunmen; East End gangsters, such as
the notorious Arifs and their hitmen; drug smugglers
from South America and elsewhere; and lone gunmen
who have simply gone berserk.

A judge commending the bravery of Steve's team
said, "If only the public knew the calibre of the men
that protect them". S019 protects us from chaos
and violence in London.

These groups are expert in firearms operations in an
urban environment - the SAS come to them for training.
Collins gives the inside story of these operations, which
we might otherwise only get to hear about when they
make the headlines.

Omega17632
08-27-2006, 09:10 PM
You guys have some killer vehicles!!! It is very cool to see these pictures. My question is this, Is the crime so bad in England that all of this is necessary, or are all of these for the most part, preventitive measures?? Keep the pics coming please!!

bpdmarine
08-27-2006, 10:17 PM
I think alot of the people in my department would give up their guns if we could have cars half as nice as the ones in these pictures. Our department relies on leasing our cars from the city (Baltimore) and everyone of our cars has to be shopped routinuely just to keep it barely running. Not to mention they look like we bought them used from a third world country.

Trojan42
08-28-2006, 04:59 AM
The BMW's in the first few pictures are of Met Police Armed Response Vehicles. ;) Easy to spot an armed vehicle if you look.
The others are patrol and traffic vehicles.

AZLawDawg
08-28-2006, 05:21 AM
Great thread and pics as well. I have a question though, if you get a "man with a gun" call, and you are closest, do you wait for armed units to respond first, or do you respond and try to safely get a handle on the situation until the armed units get there? For instance, you have a naked guy in the middle of the street, with a shotgun ( I've seen this first-hand ), what would the typical response be?

I'd trade my CVPI for that BMW any day of the week. It's got a high CDI factor ( Chicks Dig It ).

Trojan42
08-28-2006, 05:30 AM
The role for unarmed police is to attend, stopping a safe distance and report whats going on to other units attending. Set up cordons etc.



On the subject of the Steve Collins book shown earlier, Steve now lives in Florida and works for some Firearm and Tactics Training Company. His book is OK but not totally accurate as some of the operations he talks about happened before he joined the department. A good book about the work of the Armed Response Vehicle Crews in London (not the same as Steve's book which was about the SFO Teams, the next step up from ARVs) is The Trojan Files by Roger Gray. Told in a more reserved style.

AZLawDawg
08-28-2006, 05:53 AM
Just a couple of more questions

To be an armed unit, do you have to just qualify with the weapons, or do have to undergo a more serious level of training outside of just firearms? Where I'm at, it's in stages, there's us, then if things get crazy ( i.e. a barricade, or hostage situation ), we go to SWAT ( or as far as AZ is concerned, SOU ). Are your armed units your "SWAT team"? or is there a level even above them?

Day Release
08-28-2006, 06:45 AM
There are basically two types of armed officers
those who qualify as Authorised Firearms Officers
and who crew Armed Response Vehicles and Guard
ports, airports, train stations etc etc and those
who go on to become Specialist Firearms Officers,
these are the more elite units equivalent to the
US SWAT Teams - they are very highly trained.

As for unarmed police they will do their best to
contain a situation while they await an armed
response vehicle or firearms team.

Gun Crime Deaths are fairly low in the UK -
there were 46 last Year.

Day Release
08-28-2006, 06:51 AM
Armed Police London

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08-28-2006, 07:07 AM
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Trojan42
08-28-2006, 07:44 AM
In the Met and most county forces there are 3 levels of Firearms Training. Basic course of 2-3 weeks, teaching weapon skills and tactics, usually on the MP5 (or Force equivalent) and Glock (or Force equivalent). Armed Response Vehicle Crew Course ( 3-6 weeks dependent on the Force) and then the Specialist Firearms Course (Rapid Intervention, Ambushes, Plain Clothes operations etc) which is a further 6+ weeks and run at one of the National Firearms Training Schools, spread around the Country. The Metropolitan Police run the best course as they have the most Operational experience and the best Training Facility, with a purpose built £6,000,000 site containing ranges, streets, buildings, Tube train, Airplane, Abseil Tower etc.

eman2k5
08-28-2006, 09:04 AM
I thought i saw Mr. Bean lol

but anyway what do you guys do with chav's like devvo? i like to know if any of ya had met the retard they call DEVVO
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NavyCop
08-28-2006, 01:55 PM
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In his four years with S019, the Metropolitan Police
Special Firearms Wing, Steve Collins has been in
over a thousand contacts: that is gun battles


1000 gun battles in 4 years?

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08-28-2006, 02:45 PM
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Sgt Lobster
08-28-2006, 02:46 PM
The Blue Mercedes Sprinter is one of our vehicles and it looks like it was photographed in Blackpool as it's parked on a set of tram tracks. The building in the background also looks like the Winter Gardens one of Britain's premiere holiday resorts main attractions :) .

Outside of London the Authorised Firearms Officers/AFOs do both the 'SWAT' type stuff and armed mobile patrol in Armed Response Vehicles/ARVs. My force out of interest uses Ford Galaxies as ARVs.


Lobster.

keith758
08-28-2006, 04:04 PM
Lots of great photos! Thanks.

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08-28-2006, 04:08 PM
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Trojan42
08-29-2006, 02:31 AM
1000 gun battles in 4 years?

No that's just a publicty ploy. 1000+ armed operations easily in 4 years but Steve Collins never fired a shot in anger. Which is how a successful armed operation should be.

DOAcop38
08-29-2006, 02:36 AM
I'd trade my CVPI for that BMW any day of the week. It's got a high CDI factor ( Chicks Dig It ).


yeah me too, But "AZ" you forget- those vehicles are basically "taxis" over there compared to the high mark up ones we get in the U.S. and what would happen if you dented your patrol 535 ,compared to the current Crown victs- ???? mgm't would blow a gasket,whereas old "grocery getter ,whipping boy" ford would simply be allowed to rotate to the next watch with its "Battle scar"

DOAcop38
08-29-2006, 02:48 AM
1000 gun battles in 4 years?

Possible depending on their "interpretation",ie. responses to shootings,reports of a man with a gun threatening,menacing,assault or robberies with a gun, or having to deploy a firearm on an armed suspect-other than a gun( bat,axe,chainsaw ,hatchet).we're talking a law enforcement system that won't even allow the basic officer to carry a "less lethal "device like the m26 taser-the basic UK officer could probably talk a suspect down,or smack 'em with a baton or oc the arrestee or wrestle with someone armed with a knife-without much of a big "to do" ,but a coupla' thugs armed with bats or maybe a Jamaican drug gangster with a shotgun? Out here the basic copper,deputy or State troop would simply draw down on the suspect and its comply or lights "out".From the photos ,I don't see any of the officers "Stressed" about their sidearms, nor see any photos of citizens bothered by it! so it seems that arming the avg "joe or jane uniform" shouldn't be a problem-but then again(like here at home) I'll never be their police chief........ :rolleyes:

DOAcop38
08-29-2006, 03:01 AM
also, noticed something FUNNY- the UK police and specialized Law units,even SAS and SBS- use the US styled PASGT kevlar helmets( usually level II hardened protection),but the UK MOD won't use the helmet for mainline combat equipment to the troops-even the French and ,Spanish and Italians use a version of the PASGT-any reason for this???........

Day Release
08-29-2006, 05:09 AM
The British Military use the Mk 6 Kevlar Helmet

http://www.army.mod.uk/equipment/pw/plce.htm

Day Release
08-29-2006, 05:16 AM
yeah me too, But "AZ" you forget- those vehicles are basically "taxis" over there compared to the high mark up ones we get in the U.S. and what would happen if you dented your patrol 535 ,compared to the current Crown victs- ???? mgm't would blow a gasket,whereas old "grocery getter ,whipping boy" ford would simply be allowed to rotate to the next watch with its "Battle scar"

Our traffic cars, response and pursuit vehicles are extremely high mark - the evo for instance goes from 0-60 in 3.5 seconds - while the police also use Subaru Imprezas, BMW's, Mercs, Volvos etc.

Trojan42
08-29-2006, 05:17 AM
Just compared my PASGT with my son's Mk6 Helmet and don't think you could fit the ear defenders and radio the British Army use under the PASGT.

Day Release
08-29-2006, 05:23 AM
Subaru Launches Police Sales Assault

http://www.carpages.co.uk/subaru/subaru-police-cars-28-10-05.asp

Day Release
08-29-2006, 05:36 AM
New British Police Lexus

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DOAcop38
08-29-2006, 06:54 AM
Our traffic cars, response and pursuit vehicles are extremely high mark - the evo for instance goes from 0-60 in 3.5 seconds - while the police also use Subaru Imprezas, BMW's, Mercs, Volvos etc.

I think you "misunderstood me"- I said high mark up, as in price and equip-I don't think you guys drive units with corinthian leather,19" chrome specialty rims or the lastest DVD or suped up audio systems on regular patrol ( cuase if you do- I'll hang up my guns, can become a british citizen just to work with you!) I'm sure the cars you use are good performers, but I've seen photos where you guys use mercedes as taxis- even rare here in Calif.!!! and I'm going to say that your mgm't isn't going to spend $40-50K on a car that is going to be 24 hr used and dogged in the dirt,when a $20K car will get the job done.thats like us saying our agencies would rather put officers in a Cadillac or a Denali SUV over a the cheaper workhorse $22-25K ford Crown victoria 4 dr or the current $23K dodges,and the Cheap ford Expeditions and Chevy Tahoes SUV.- $25-30K.Over here( CA) a Land rover LR2,that you guys jump in and out of like its a "bucket" is about $45K-50K price tag off the dealers floor(about 30 to 40,000 "pounds")That "hot" GS450 you have posted would cost about $60K loaded with police equip in CA., and streeet mutts like me would NEVER get to drive it ,unless the Mgm't types had put about 100K miles on it,then the Sgts put another 60k miles on it-and then ,only after we signed a "non pursuit" policy.Plus on L.A. streets, that thing would get beat to death,dented ,scratched ,and depending on what neighborhood, possibly STOLEN and stripped!!! :D

PS if i got the "exchange rates right", you guys basically make what we also avg over here (at least Calif and the Western states).something like $45K to $80K.yr top step....

Day Release
08-29-2006, 07:19 AM
I think you "misunderstood me"- I said high mark up,
as in price and equip-I don't think you guys drive units with corinthian leather,19" chrome specialty rims or the lastest DVD or suped up audio systems on regular patrol ( cuase if you do- I'll hang up my guns, can become a british citizen just to work with you!) I'm sure the cars you
use are good performers, but I've seen photos where you guys use
mercedes as taxis- even rare here in Calif.!!! and I'm going to say
that your mgm't isn't going to spend $40-50K on a car that is going
to be 24 hr used and dogged in the dirt,when a $20K car will get
the job done.thats like us saying our agencies would rather put officers
in a Cadillac or a Denali SUV over a the cheaper workhorse $22-25K
ford Crown victoria 4 dr or the current $23K dodges,and the Cheap ford Expeditions and Chevy Tahoes SUV.- $25-30K.Over here( CA) a Land rover LR2,that you guys jump in and out of like its a "bucket" is about $45K-50K price tag off the dealers floor(about 30 to 40,000 "pounds")

PS if i got the "exchange rates right", you guys basically make what we also avg over here (at least Calif and the Western states).something like $45K to $80K.yr top step....

I don't think police vehicles really need the latest dvd player
or chrome rims - police vehicles do have standard interiors
but in a BMW, Lexus, Merc etc that's a nice interior.
As for DVD's they are taken out to make way for police
radios and other equipment.

You may have noticed that an increasing number of
British police vehicles (particuarly the London
Metropolitan Police) are now silver rather than white
-this is because silver cars have a higher second hand value.

As for police pay - your scale is not that much different to
the Metropolitan Police in London where officers starts on
around £26,000 (roughly $50,000) and this increases to
about £36,000 ($70,000).

There are also plans for new super-constable grades of
experienced officers who will earn a lot more and have
increased powers.

Day Release
08-29-2006, 07:59 AM
I was surprised to read that the NYPD offers it's
rookies so little starting pay -particuarly when
you consider the cost of living in New York.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/local/story/323524p-276555c.html

Brav989
08-29-2006, 09:30 AM
I can't remember where I read, but I think the government has some sort of deal with car manufacturer's to get some sort of large discount on all vehicles used for public service. Could be wrong though :p

Day Release
08-29-2006, 01:26 PM
There is an approved Goverment (Home Office)
list of suitable police vehicles and there are efforts to
increase bulk ordering as it's cheaper. The fact that
the police buy lots of vehicles in bulk means they get
good discounts and deals on their vehicles.

The BMW 4WD is popular with Officers.
http://www.hants.gov.uk/hchs/bmwx5mk2.jpg

Soon2Be
08-29-2006, 02:23 PM
Those are some great photos, Day Release! thanks! :D

Day Release
08-29-2006, 03:17 PM
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DOAcop38
08-29-2006, 04:03 PM
I was surprised to read that the NYPD offers it's
rookies so little starting pay -particuarly when
you consider the cost of living in New York.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/local/story/323524p-276555c.html


Like ,thats totally sad-i can see an officer in Kansas or some other mid west towns making $25-35K.yr( they have cheaper cost of living and the housing prices aren't as bad,so the salary fits the area) but NYC is a major world city like L.A. and London-all jokes aside about sport luxury vehicles being used as police cars-,I'd be on welfare if I had to work at NYPDs pay scale(barely out of the poor house here in L.A.) My town house is barely 1300 sq ft and 2 stories here-had a girlfriend from NJ who told me that the same sized place,in a "decent area" of NYC would go for 1.5 to 2 million!Now where are the NYPD cops living? in the parks ? tents?group homes/tenements? low cop wages are one of the surest ways to invite corruption(just like poor mgm't and poor training) :(

Day Release
08-29-2006, 05:48 PM
^^^

Totally agree DOAcop - paying Cops low wages in
areas that have a high cost of living is a false
economy - especially if they want to attract
the best and brightest.

As you rightly point out - paying poor wages also
increases the risk of corruption.

Anyway last lot of pics.

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Day Release
08-30-2006, 06:54 AM
Last Ones!!!!!!!!!

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http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g142/vermoral/363.jpg

South Yorkshire Police Band in Italy.
http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g142/vermoral/364.jpg

Five-0fromSoCal
08-30-2006, 11:53 AM
Last Ones!!!!!!!!!

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g142/vermoral/359.jpg

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g142/vermoral/360.jpg

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g142/vermoral/361.jpg

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g142/vermoral/362.jpg

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g142/vermoral/363.jpg

South Yorkshire Police Band in Italy.
http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g142/vermoral/364.jpg

Why do some of the coppers wear the traditional "bobby hat", while others wear a more modern hat? Just preference?

Day Release
08-30-2006, 01:39 PM
The Police in Scotland (with the exception of the
British Transport Police) don't wear the Custodian
Helmet.

Traffic police and police who are more car based
wear caps - while officers in England and Wales
who do high visability foot patrols, neighbourhood
police and those in local units tend to wear the
traditional helmet in order to be easily identified
and as a symbol of traditional British policing.

Tipsovr
08-30-2006, 02:19 PM
46 gun deaths in the whole country? For the whole year? That can be a really bad month in Richmond... j/k, but close.

Cockney Corner.
08-30-2006, 02:38 PM
The Police in Scotland (with the exception of the
British Transport Police) don't wear the Custodian
Helmet.

A number of the photographs seem to have been taken of officers policing last year's G8 event. The English officers had to wear the Custodian. You may have noticed that some of the officers wearing the Custodian (aka the Top Hat or Tit) are also in public order gear. That's because until the sh*t really hits the fan, we aren't allowed to put on a proper helmet with a neck guard and visor because we might frighten the rioters.

Day Release
08-31-2006, 05:49 AM
Yes some of the photos were of G8 in Edinburgh and Sheffield.
The Custodians are a symbol of Britain's civilian police service
and helps seperate us from the paramilitary police who patrol
much of continental Europe.

The Helmets are now all blue, they used to be white in places
such as Brighton and Peterborough at one time. However the
only place that now uses white custodians is the Isle of Man.

Police Constable - Isle of Man
http://www.manxscenes.com/Aug%2004/21.jpg

nebraska_deputy
08-31-2006, 06:04 AM
I like the pictures of the UK, but the cruisers look a little to small for me. :D

Trojan42
08-31-2006, 06:32 AM
On side note, most (if not all) UK Police Bands are staffed by 'civilians' with just the odd cop here and there.

bullitt48
08-31-2006, 01:50 PM
great pictures! thanks for sharing...

I wouldnt completely hang up my guns to have a BMW as a unit... but I'd at least settle for just carrying one ;)

Day Release
09-02-2006, 10:05 AM
http://static.flickr.com/54/141427909_5bc0d8f2aa_o.jpg

eman2k5
09-02-2006, 12:07 PM
hey day, why not put the word POLICE on your hood backwards ?

Day Release
09-03-2006, 05:33 AM
hey day, why not put the word POLICE on your hood backwards ?

No idea - we don't use metal bull bars either.

Usually police vehicles have a left to right POLICE.

http://www.ukemergency.co.uk/police/dsc10298.jpg

Day Release
09-03-2006, 07:26 AM
A London Air Ambulance

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h143/warwickhunt03/201.jpg

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h143/warwickhunt03/200.jpg

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h143/warwickhunt03/202.jpg

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h143/warwickhunt03/203.jpg

AZWannabe
09-03-2006, 12:29 PM
Man! That helicopter pilot knows how to do it.

Thanks for the great photos. Very interesting!

Jayc6018
09-03-2006, 01:52 PM
What a got damn minute, Virgin also have a paramedic service?

Cockney Corner.
09-03-2006, 02:18 PM
Virgin also have a paramedic service?

No, they just sponsor the helicopter.

Jayc6018
09-03-2006, 02:24 PM
No, they just sponsor the helicopter.

Oh ok thanks for the clarification, I thought that Branson guy was trying to corner the market lol