London Real

Episode 450

TONY LONG - LETHAL FORCE

Julian Bailes published on

Tony Long was the best ‘shot’ the Met ever had. Under the codename ‘Echo 7’, he was ‘licenced to kill’ bringing down scores of targets, sometimes with deadly force.

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In 1985 he opened fire on a suspect to save a four-year-old girl whose mother had been stabbed to death by her assailant. 
Two years later he was involved in another high profile shooting while confronting three armed criminals. On both occasions Tony was commended by the Metropolitan Police Commissioner. But in the spring of 2005, coming face to face with suspected drug dealer and armed robber Azelle Rodney, a volley of point blank shots would bring his career crashing to an end, tarnish his reputation and leave him fighting a murder charge and possible life sentence.

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London Real - TONY LONG - LETHAL FORCE
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