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Officers aren't the "thought police", says HMI Chief

Officers need to focus on physical offences and keeping the public safe rather than dealing with reports of misogyny and transphobia, the new HM Chief Inspector has said.

Andy Cooke

Andy Cooke

Date - 16th May 2022
By - Cachella Smith
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 Andy Cooke, who took over last month, said chief constables should avoid “politics with a small ‘p’” and remember the clear distinction between what is and is not a crime. “We’re not the thought police, we...
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