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First police force faces ‘going out of business’

First police force faces 'going out of business' Lincolnshire chief constable, Neil Rhodes, warns that his force will be the first to fall under the current unsustainable funding arrangements [caption id="attachment_1103" align="aligncenter" width="523"] First police force faces 'going out of business'[/caption] One of Britain's largest rural police forces will effectively go out of business within…
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Cuts May Prompt Police Force Mergers

Police forces budget Cuts May Prompt Police Force Mergers will have to co-operate much more closely, with some facing the prospect of merging with their neighbours, senior police figures have told Sky News. The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners estimates up to £300m could be saved within a few years if forces collaborate in…
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Fewer police patrols not surprising 05 May 2015

News that more than a quarter of police patrols have been withdrawn from British streets is not surprising and increasingly worrying.   So says Steve White, chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, following publication of UNISON’s report today ‘More trouble in the neighbourhood.’ The report states that more than 1,000 police community…
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