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Watchdog questions policing cuts on front-line presence

Some police forces in England and Wales face a "big challenge" to make cuts and not lose front-line officers, the chief inspector of constabulary has warned.

Sir Denis O'Connor said two thirds of officers were directly involved in protecting the public and enforcing the law - although not all were visible.

Tom Symonds reports.

  • 30 Mar 2011
  • From the section UK
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