Years ago their officers didn't have firearms. Time changed that. Most (if not all) are armed.<quoted text>
We better arm our teachers with M16s then.
But I wonder how Great Britain can manage to have a rather peaceful society without even arming most of their police officers.
GB is less of a multicultural society than ours. Our statistics show people of different races that are much more prone violence and crime than others.
It's difficult to make apples to apples comparisons of our culture than those in other countries. What might work there may not work here. What might work here may not work there.