London Deploys More Armed Police Officers to Counter Terrorism

  • First of 600 new firearms officers hit the capital’s streets
  • David Cameron announced extra funding while prime minister

An armed Police officer patrols Downing Street in London on Aug. 3.

Photographer: Carl Court/Getty Images

Britain is deploying extra armed officers to the streets of London, in an effort to reassure people concerned about terrorism following attacks in France.

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