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Sex offenders and absconders piling pressure on force

PCC says it is 'unacceptable' for Ministry of Justice to 'dump' extra prisoners without discussing funding for more officers.

Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore

Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore

Date - 20th August 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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Absconders and a growing number of sex offenders being transferred to an open prison are placing a force under further strain. Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore says absconders at Hollesley Bay are putting the service under...
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