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Hard Brexit would put officers’ lives at risk, says Northern Ireland police chief

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Simon Byrne says his officers could be killed if they had to patrol border checkpointsNorthern Ireland’s chief constable has said his police officers could be killed if they had to patrol border checkpoints in the event of a hard Brexit.Simon Byrne told the Guardian he opposed officers having to patrol checkpoints on a physical border between Northern Ireland and the Republic and said officers who were already under huge strain would be placed in danger policing any checkpoints. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/sep/18/hard-brexit-would-put-officers-lives-at-risk-says-northern-ireland-police-chief

Author : Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

Publish date : 2019-09-18 16:08:25

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