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Civil Nuclear Constabulary

Unlike the majority of the British police territorial forces, Civil Nuclear Constabulary officers are routinely armed while carrying out duties. Civil Nuclear Constabulary officers also operate the armament on board the ships of the company Pacific Nuclear Transport Limited, which specialise in transporting spent nuclear fuel and reprocessed uranium on behalf of the British Nuclear Fuels organisation. Such ships have an on-board escort of armed police. The Civil Nuclear Constabulary use a range of heavier weapons up to automatic cannon of 30mm calibre deployed on the ships.

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Civil Nuclear Constabulary - Locations
... The CNC operates at a total of 16 sites in Great Britain (there are no relevant nuclear sites in Northern Ireland) ... based around the geographical locations it polices BCU Scotland - responsible for nuclear sites in Scotland Chapelcross, Dounreay, Hunterston, Torness BCU ...

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