This simply can't be true. I mean, the UK essentially outlawed handguns years ago. Good thing, too, or else people might be getting shot in places like Birmingham.
Birmingham is the first UK city to install the Shotspotter Gunshot Location System. The technology can locate gunshot fire within a 25 metre radius from up to 2km away. It also provides information about how many firearms have been discharged before officers arrive at a crime scene.
West Midlands Police said it will enable them to maximise the safety of its officers and the public. In addition it can help to deploy officers more effectively.
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Birmingham (UK) is installing a gunfire locator system: