ACPO Working Group on Armed Policing
West Mercia Police hosts the secretariat serving the Association of Chief Police Officers' Working Group on Armed Policing, with the lead being Deputy Chief Constable Simon Chesterman.
Responsibilities include the maintenance of the Authorised Professional Practice (APP) for Armed Policing (inc. less lethal weapons) and the National Police Firearms Training Curriculum. APP Armed Policing module is available to all members of the police service who have a 'pnn' email address using the following web link: www.ncalt.pnn.police.uk/app/ and via the Police Online Knowledge Area (POLKA) Knowledge bank.
Individuals from outside of the police service who wish to access the current APP national guidance should direct their request to the College of Policing using the following email address: [email protected] Please see below for details of other firearms policies and procedures:
Please see below for details on current firearms policies and procedures:
- Evaluation of Taser - Digest of Public Opinion Survey
- Independent Evaluation of the Operational Trial of Taser
- Police Range Safety Vol 1 April 2012
- Police Range Safety Vol 2 April 2012
You can contact the Association of Chief Police Officers' Working Group on Armed Policing by emailing [email protected]