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Police cuts linked to feeling of lawlessness, says ex-Met chief

Cuts to policing have contributed to a feeling of lawlessness fuelled by drug and knife crime, five former Scotland Yard chiefs have said. In a letter to the Times, the former top brass warned the police service’s resources had been “drained to dangerously low” levels. The letter, which was signed ...

Government cuts have impacted public’s confidence in Police

The public accounts select committee has warned that the public is losing its confidence in the police to do their jobs, due to the severity of cuts to the force. This confidence has been “severely dented” the watchdog said. The committee concluded police are taking longer to charge suspects, fewer ...

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