First of a two-part documentary following members of CO19
, the Metropolitan Police's firearms division.
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.
56) Yet, if the fear is that contact with the chest might detonate a live device on a suspected bomber, it remains totally unclear why CO19
put themselves and other passengers in the train at Stockwell in such jeopardy by doing so in the Menezes case.
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
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.
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.
Cameras have been allowed unique access to follow F Relief, one of six uniformed divisions within armed response unit CO19
, for over four months during one of the most violent periods in London's history.
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.