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A Brexit deal which is seen to threaten the union between Britain and Northern Ireland could lead to civil disorder by loyalists, the head of the Police Service of Northern Ireland has warned.
We've put arrangements in place to maximise our own ability to stand on our own two feet,' says assistant chief constable.
PSNI assistant chief constable George Clarke says no deal could be a "clarion call" for violent dissident republicans.
The Chief Constable Simon Byrne has told Boris Johnson the PSNI will not police any customs checkpoints on the Northern Ireland border after Brexit.
Simon Byrne says his officers could be killed if they had to patrol border checkpoints.
A no-deal Brexit could prompt a year-long upsurge in dissident republican violence in Northern Ireland, a senior police commander has said.
A no-deal Brexit could increase the risk of attacks on police officers in Northern Ireland, the head of the country's police force has said.
NEW Chief Constable Simon Byrne has warned of the dangers a hard Brexit poses to the stability of Northern Ireland.
Simon Byrne said worst-case scenario would see farms going bust and potential unrest.
David Sterling’s comments come as report says 40,000 jobs are at risk in region.
Everyone should worry about no deal, the civil servant who was, until March, head of the Brexit department has said.
‘Everybody should be worried about what happens in a no-deal situation,’ Philip Rycroft says in interview with BBC Panorama.