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    Post Two serving sisters in UK ambushed and killed in cold blood.

    It gives me great sadness to report that 2 unarmed female police officers in the UK were cruelly and viciously ambushed and murdered yesterday while responding to a hoax 999 call reporting a burglary in progress.

    Police Constables Nicola Hughes, aged 23, and her partner, Fiona Bone, 32, both with Greater Manchester Police, responded to an area of Manchester known as Mottram, with a report of a burglary in progress in Abbey Gardens.

    Upon their arrival at the scene, a man wanted for 2 other murders ambushed both officers with a handgrenade and a handgun. An explosion was heard, followed by a total of 13 gunshots, and both officers were shot and killed. The suspect subsequently turned himself in at a local police station.

    May God protect and bless these 2 officers at their rest. We have the watch now, sisters.

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    Go in peace ladies. What a shame.

    Not to turn this tragedy into a debate, but maybe this will help prompt your lawmakers to enable you to carry firearms. Be safe.
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    Regardless of whether they had firearms or not, I don't think anything would have helped with the grenade - I would like to see British LEOs armed, it would help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by reils49 View Post
    Go in peace ladies. What a shame.

    Not to turn this tragedy into a debate, but maybe this will help prompt your lawmakers to enable you to carry firearms. Be safe.
    I believe they should be armed, however in the case I don't think it would've helped it was reported as a burglary, but they were ambushed with a grenade and multiple rounds
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    Rest in peace sisters, God bless.
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    We will never know if firearms would have help, because they did not have them.

    I have no public responsibility to keep the peace, and I don't go out the door unarmed, let along be tasked with direct control/contact of the criminal element. It would take brave public servants to go against criminal threat with just their witts.
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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england...ester-19809017

    PC Nicola Hughes' funeral held at Manchester Cathedral

    I swear down bruv I never touched your motor !!

    can you tell me why your sitting in the drivers seat then ?

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