CO19Central Operations Specialist Firearms Command (formerly Specialist Operations 19; London, England, UK)
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In 2007, 190 children under the age of 17 were shot by armed criminals in London and a quarter of the shootings CO19 attend are committed by under 18s.
Mr de Menezes was shot dead by CO19 firearms officers who mistook him for a suicide bomber after he left his home in a block of flats linked to Osman.
Mr Duggan's death came after two shots were fired by a Scotland Yard CO19 firearms officer, investigations show.
Scotland Yard confirmed yesterday that AZ8 had been suspended from the Met's CO19 firearms unit.
A member of the Metropolitan Police's CO19 firearms unit has been removed from duty after suspicions arose that he peppered his testimony under oath with musical references.
The CO19 officer then took photographs of himself inside his HQ in South London and emailed them to her under the name of "funboybobby", and one picture showed him in his uniform and body armour, with a 9mm semi-automatic pistol.
The officers from the Met's elite CO19 specialist firearms unit are believed to have broken wall panels and pulled down a wardrobe in their search for weapons.
The incident happened early yesterday morning when the officer - part of the Metropolitan Police's CO19 firearms team - went to a burglary in Dagenham, East London.
First of a two part documentary following members of CO19, the Metropolitan Police's firearms division, as they tackle London's armed criminals.
An insight into the scary working lives of officers in CO19, the Met's firearms division.
It would appear CO19 firearms officers reported for duty at 7am on July 22.
1 Heckler & Koch G36 assault rifle, capable of firing up to 750 rounds a minute, used by special forces around the world 2 Bullet proof vest 3 Glock 17 pistol, an effective range of 50m, used by armies and police forces around the world 4 HK69 Baton Gun, also used by the Met's CO19 firearms unit.