To Counter Terror, Europe's Police Reconsider Their Arms

January 19, 2015 2:57 PM

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Police in France are demanding more heavy weapons after three days of terror attacks around Paris that left three officers among the dead.

Two officers died Jan. 7 during the massacre at the Charlie Hebdo newspaper that left 12 dead — the armed police bodyguard of the editor, and a street officer who was among the first to respond. The following day, an unarmed policewoman was killed on the outskirts of the French capital.

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