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Missing firearm among 130 security breaches at nuclear sites

safety-symbol-Smflag-UK The Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) experienced 130 security breaches since 2011, Freedom of Information data has revealed, Police Professional 2 Sep 16 

Of these, two were classed as high-risk and two more as medium-risk.  The most serious incident saw an unloaded handgun go missing from the National Shooting Centre in Surrey in July 2012.  The case was reported to Surrey Police, but it was never confirmed whether the weapon was lost or stolen.

In the other high-risk incident, confidential information was texted to an officer at Sellafield nuclear site.  The two medium-risk breaches involved gate access keys for Hinkley point in Somerset being lost, and a force camera being stolen in 2012. The remaining incidents mostly comprised the loss of documents and windows being left open……..http://www.policeprofessional.com/news.aspx?id=27041

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September 3, 2016 - Posted by | safety, UK

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