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Scots police merger 'sets example'

From Monday Scotland's eight regional police forces will be replaced by a single national service in the biggest reform of policing in the country for decades.

The chief constable of Scotland's new national police service, Steve House, says the merger improve policing and save money, but critics say local accountability will be damaged.

James Cook reports.

  • 31 Mar 2013
  • From the section UK