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Performance and target pressure led to 'inexcusable crime recording'

HMIC data report recommends scrapping 72 hour wait before recording a crime after finding unacceptable failings.

Performance and target pressure led to 'inexcusable crime recording'

Date - 18th November 2014
By - Jasmin McDermott - Police Oracle
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Several forces have now accepted that performance pressure and target chasing has adversely affected crime recording after some officers and staff said they experience an "undercurrent of pressure". The final report into crime data...
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