Police exchange programme: Training? Operational deployment? Both?

In response to the concerns raised by the chairman of the South Yorkshire Police Federation, Bob Pitt, the reported statement by the PSNI appears to confirm that the “training programmes in NI” for police officers from Yorkshire, Northumbria and Strathclyde over the next few months may involve operational deployment. From the BBC report Bob Pitt is chairman of the South Yorkshire Police Federation. “Obviously our concern is for PSNI officers in the first instance, they’re the ones who are currently facing targeted violence …

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