Finnish police officers to get submachine guns

What? Not Jati-Matics?

Finnish news agency STT said the country’s more than 7,000 police officers soon will have submachine guns. A top police official cited the increased terror threat is the main reason for the upgrade.

Ari Alanen of Finland’s top police body told STT on Friday that “we must increasingly consider the weapons we need to take with us.”

No one with the National Police Board was immediately available for comment. No details were immediately available on when the weapons would be handed out.