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Rise in complaints about Jersey Police

There has been a rise in complaints about Jersey Police.

There were 35 complaints in 2011 compared with 29 in 2010. Of those, five were upheld or partly upheld by Jersey's Police Complaints Authority.

There was a rise in the number of objections to the excessive use of force, harassment and abuse of authority.

And an increasing number involved alleged loss of cash or damage to property during searches of premises.

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