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Home Office to PCCs: 'Be very, very careful' with targets

Minister says targets can get in the way of operation needs, as MPs ask why government lets commissioners introduce them.

Home Office to PCCs: 'Be very, very careful' with targets

Date - 22nd January 2014
By - Jack Sommers - Police Oracle
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Police and crime commissioners (PCCs) have been warned about setting numerical goals that could incentivise forces to “chase targets rather than cut crime”.Appearing before the Public Administration Select Committee, Minister for...
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