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Only ONE police officer is on duty for every 10,000 residents at night

Revealed: Only ONE police officer is on duty for every 10,000 residents at night - when the most serious crimes are being committed Figures show just a few dozen PCs can respond after hours to emergencies In Manchester there is just one police officer for every 14,000 people  Police leaders fear the thin blue line is…
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Security firm ‘scaring’ residents with evening visits

Security firm 'scaring' residents with evening visits:   A private security firm paid by people to patrol the streets of a seaside town has apologised after some residents were "scared" by staff visiting homes after dark. AGS carries out patrols in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, at a cost of £2 a week. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="976"] Security…
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Days of routine patrols by bobbies on the beat are over

Days of routine patrols by bobbies on the beat are over, says PCC   An outspoken police and crime commissioner has come out fighting after his force was left bruised by comments made by Zoe Billingham from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), saying he "does not like the phrase" neighbourhood policing.   [caption id="attachment_2559"…
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Million Mask March London

Million Mask March London: Police 'expecting trouble' as thousands set to descend on London for bonfire night protest   Scotland Yard is braced for a second consecutive night of chaos as up to 18,000 people descend on the capital for the protest   Interactive map: Where the police are letting protesters go:   Thousands of…
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