Edinburgh firearms officer reveals the toll her fight with Police Scotland took on her

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Rhona Malone was a highly-trained firearms officer based in Edinburgh. She won a victimisation claim against the force at an employment tribunal. Ms Malone began her action after a senior police officer said he did not want to see two female armed officers deployed together when there were sufficient male staff on duty. The tribunal accepted evidence that there was an absolute boys club culture within the armed response vehicle team.
Edinburgh firearms officer reveals the toll her fight with Police Scotland took on her
6 days ago·Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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