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Public says cuts in police numbers 'to blame for rise in crime', poll reveals

Whatever the reality, just three per cent of people think offending has fallen since 2014 with 71 per cent believing it's on the rise.

Going solo: Cuts in police ranks impacts on crime figures, public believes

Going solo: Cuts in police ranks impacts on crime figures, public believes

Date - 27th August 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Rank and file and chiefs have been shouting it for some time and now the public has added its voice to the view that government spending cuts have damaged policing and sent crime on an upward trajectory. Almost half the public say cuts to police...
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