To: National Police Chiefs' Council

Do not give guns to our frontline police officers

Do not give guns to our frontline police officers

Do not allow the arming of our frontline police officers.

Why is this important?

The National Police Chiefs' Council will discuss a proposal to arm frontline police officers during their meeting on July 12.

To allow the routine arming of our police officers would be another victory for the terrorists, normalising the threat of violence in our public spaces.

Who wants to see guns on our streets? Where could this fundamental shift in approach lead to? - just look at the United States. This is the thin end of the wedge and would be a decision that is unlikely to be reversed.

An unarmed police force is something to be proud of and is a clear demonstration of our society's values and priorities around violence and its peaceful resolution.

The way to protect our society is to make changes to the causes of the symptoms (foreign policy, social care, education), not to try and manage them with firearms.

For more information: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/23/police-chiefs-to-discuss-offering-guns-to-all-frontline-officers


Reasons for signing

  • Because our police are psychopathic enough the only advance we have is that they don't have guns we do not need to give gun to psychopaths like they do in america
  • Mistakes and unlawful deaths would be a common occurrence, as we can see in America.
  • let's stay away from US influence

Updates

2017-06-28 11:24:18 +0100

1,000 signatures reached

2017-06-28 10:01:34 +0100

500 signatures reached

2017-06-28 09:32:29 +0100

100 signatures reached

2017-06-28 09:30:20 +0100

50 signatures reached

2017-06-28 09:29:13 +0100

25 signatures reached

2017-06-27 12:34:49 +0100

10 signatures reached