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2015-02-10 15:33:16
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By Flt Lt A O'Roarty - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron

Cadets had a very different parade night as cadets from 1114 are treated to a visit to the Northumbria Police Firearms Training Centre.

On Monday 9th February 2015 the cadets and staff from 1114 (Gosforth) squadron were given a guided tour of the Northumbria Police Firearms Training Centre. Cadets started the night looking around the training centres fantastic facilities and then a look on one of the firing ranges. They had the chance to see all the usual equipment carried on... an Armed response vehicle and the equipment firearms officers use on a day to day basis.

The evening concluded with a demonstration of the judgemental room where various simulated scenarios could be played and the cadets put through their paces recollecting the scenarios played to them.

The evening was a great success and thoroughly enjoyed by all of the cadets and staff who attended. This hopefully marks the first of many visits to the unit by the cadets and staff.

For more information please visit the Squadron website

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