SC&O19 Specialist Firearms Command
SC&O19 is the Specialist Firearms Command for the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) providing 24 hour response to firearms operations.
We are responsible for all firearms training and firearm matters within the MPS along with a national responsibility.
Welcome to SC&O19
Welcome to SC&O19, the Specialist Firearms Command website. I’m Neil Basu, Commander in charge of armed policing and Taser within the Metropolitan Police.
Firearms Command History
Society has, over recent years, been debating the issues around fully arming the police in response to increasing armed crime
The new purpose built centre at Milton provides training to Met Police staff in all aspects of the firearms environment relevant to today's modern police service
SC&O19 Firearms Licensing
This section contains Firearms licensing team locations and information including how you can apply for shotgun, firearms and explosive licenses.
SC&O19 Operational Capability
SC&O19 is split into four areas: Armed Response Vehicle; Trojan Proactive Unit; Tactical Support Teams; Counter Terrorist Specialist Firearms Officers.
SC&O19 Support Services
SC&O19 Support Services is made up of the Firearms Policy Unit, Community and Partnership Unit and the Post Incident Coordination Desk.