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Spending cuts put ‘smaller police forces in jeopardy’ says watchdog

Austerity measures ‘erode neighbourhood policing’ and mean forces will struggle to respond to events such as riotsSerious concerns over the erosion of neighbourhood policing and the viability of some police forces in England and Wales following austeri…
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Crime falls 14% in England and Wales to reach lowest level in 33 years

Authoritative crime survey of England and Wales finds 20% drop in violent crime, 17% fall in criminal damage and 10% fall in theftA record 14% fall in the last 12 months has taken crime levels in England and Wales to their lowest level for 33 years, ac…
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