No need for cannons

Police and Crime Commissioner Anthony Stansfeld

Police and Crime Commissioner Anthony Stansfeld

First published in News

Police and Crime Commissioner Anthony Stansfeld has said the force will not use water cannons.

It comes as the Metropolitan Police said it is calling for the riot-control hoses to be deployed in London.

Mr Stansfeld said: “Thames Valley Police has not identified any requirement for a water cannon at this time.”

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8:54am Thu 6 Feb 14

Andrew:Oxford says...

I'm not sure if the streets and drains of Oxford could cope with any more water at the moment.
I'm not sure if the streets and drains of Oxford could cope with any more water at the moment. Andrew:Oxford
  • Score: 2

10:43am Thu 6 Feb 14

Quentin Walker says...

Let theMet buy them, TVP can then borrow from them.
Let theMet buy them, TVP can then borrow from them. Quentin Walker
  • Score: 1

12:22pm Thu 6 Feb 14

yabbadabbadoo256 says...

Andrew:Oxford wrote:
I'm not sure if the streets and drains of Oxford could cope with any more water at the moment.
perhaps they are going to be kind to the public and pump the water away and point the cannons towards the "plebs"
[quote][p][bold]Andrew:Oxford[/bold] wrote: I'm not sure if the streets and drains of Oxford could cope with any more water at the moment.[/p][/quote]perhaps they are going to be kind to the public and pump the water away and point the cannons towards the "plebs" yabbadabbadoo256
  • Score: -23

8:53pm Thu 6 Feb 14

Geoff Roberts says...

They'd probably have to get G4S to operate them.
They'd probably have to get G4S to operate them. Geoff Roberts
  • Score: 13

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