Chief Derek Barnett, the head of the Police Superintendents' Association
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'Police service must take fair share' of cuts

Derek Barnett, the head of the Police Superintendents' Association has said the police must take its fair share of the public spending cuts by cutting down bureaucracy and streamlining work in back offices.

He was responding to a new report released by Labour, which estimates that about 10,000 police officers in England and Wales could lose their jobs by the year 2013 as a result of the government's budget cuts.

  • 06 Feb 2011
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