Crowd control weapons only seen in Northern Ireland could soon be used all over the UK.
Better training is out, water canon are in. Tear gas and Taser stun guns are on the wish list.
Also note the ‘monitor tensions” comment.
Do the “senior officers” not recall the last days of East Germany and other East European governments?
Special forces in trucks with big guns down side streets, water canon, gas and lots of people to “monitor” other people do not help much.
They create focal points for locals as prison, intensive care hospital visits and funerals do get people talking.
Give the people bread and games and control/turn the people able to get the community out.
Save the whale, save the planet, peace marches, organic food, university places, apprenticeships, sport, computer games, repetitive beat music, UFO’s, inter dimensional reptiles – get MI5 working on endless busy work for people who can still think 🙂