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Fatal shooting by Police in Hamilton justified but significant failures in firearms licensing procedures

24 March 2022 

The shooting of Mr Joel Buckley by Police on 14 July 2021

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police officers were legally justified in shooting a man, Joel Buckley, in Hamilton on 14 July 2021 in self-defence.

Public Report (PDF 654 KB) Media Statement 



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