According to a recent Sky News poll
, 7 out of every 10 Britons support routinely arming the country's police officers
. The issue has become highly relevant in recent weeks after deadly terrorist attacks in London and Manchester. Specialist armed units managed to kill the London attackers within 8 minutes of the first 999 call. Nevetheless, 72 percent of people in Britain support routinely arming the entire police force while 20 percent are opposed.