Experts Question whether British Police should Carry more Guns after Deadly Terror Attacks
"Police were at the scene of the deadly terror attack on London Bridge
within two minutes of receiving the first call. In eight minutes, armed
officers had shot dead all three attackers in the Borough Market area.
people were killed in the weekend terror attack and 48 injured,
including a police officer armed only with a baton who tried to fight
off an attacker wielding a long hunting knife.
being described as eight minutes of terror, raises questions about the
long-standing practice throughout Great Britain of having only specially
armed police units. As lone-wolf terrorists use low-technology tactics
to target civilians more frequently, should the U.K. consider providing
all police officers with guns?"