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And if a situation arises when they need to use their weapons, they will be toast before they can open the plastic bags.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Jun 6th, 2007 at 07:40:25 AM EST
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I have heard that Norwegian police patrols do not carry guns, instead they are in a locked box in the police car. So in case they think they need guns they are to retreat to the car, radio it in and then (if they still see no other way) get the guns.

I think it sounds sound.

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by A swedish kind of death on Wed Jun 6th, 2007 at 08:45:33 AM EST
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Yes you are correct in what you have heard.  Usually the Norwegian police officers have to have the authorization from the police commissioner before they can carry guns.  

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by Gjermund E Jansen (gjans1@hotmail.com) on Wed Jun 6th, 2007 at 07:41:56 PM EST
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