Gardaí are to be issued with pepper spray canisters to enable them to deal with the increasing number of attacks on unarmed officers.
Minister for Justice Dermot Ahern is to announce that the Government has sanctioned the supply of the 'less-than-lethal' weapon to all uniformed and unarmed gardaí.
The decision was taken following approval by Garda Commissioner Fachtna 'less than lethal' Murphy.
...and to give you an idea of just one of the many uses for this wonderful product, here's the bwais in action back in 2006 getting stuck in to some dangerous people(students), armed only with their batons. Brave men.
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