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Giving volunteers police powers 'will not add value to the service'

Committee hears concerns over plans to allow chiefs to designate more powers on volunteers.

Northumbria PCC Vera Baird

Northumbria PCC Vera Baird

Date - 17th March 2016
By - Helena Hickey - Police Oracle
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Bringing in volunteers with police powers will not add value to the service, a police and crime commissioner says. Speaking to a committee of MPs, Northumbria PCC Vera Baird said if plans to confer police powers on volunteers do proceed under the...
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