Patrols more than doubled to assist counter the danger of a terrorist attack in London and six hundred additional armed policemen should be trained, the Metropolitan Police has declared.
It’s going to bring the total variety of armed policemen to 2,800. in the capital
“It is going to be a costly alternative, but is crucial to keeping us safe.”
It comes after its capability to react to armed assaults after this past year’s Paris terror strikes was reassessed by Scotland Yard.
The strategy to rise in the variety of armed policemen – which is already under way – will more than double the Met’s amount of armed response vehicles “and grow a highly-skilled specialist element of our ability,” he said.
The terror threat level in britain is at serious, meaning an assault is “highly likely”.