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The rise of private policing

An MP is calling for more resources from the Met to stop residents of the south-London borough of Richmond turning to private security to police their streets.

Overflowing bin in Richmond Park, London left by revellers during lockdown

Overflowing bin in Richmond Park, London left by revellers during lockdown

Date - 16th October 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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This summer’s lockdown caused a spike in the type of criminality that residents who paid for the postcode are not prepared to put up with. Combine this with a lack of visible street officers and the divisive issue of private policing rears its...
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