Police 'tactical training' base

Leicestershire Police officers react to having bricks and stones thrown at them, as part of a new 'tactical training' exercise.

Bricks and stones thrown at officers at new 'tactical training' site

Leicestershire Police officers will bear the brunt of bricks and stones being thrown at them as part of a training exercise. It's as they open a new training facility that will be hired out to other forces, earning profit for the constabulary.

Officers are being trained to deal with situations such as riots
Officers are being trained to deal with situations such as riots Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Archive/PA

The 600-square metre training area will be suitable for training to react to scenarios such as riot disturbances, public disorder, hostage negotiations, tactical firearms and dogs training.

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