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DAC: Borough mergers happening because we can't afford officer numbers

Chief officer insists 'painful' lessons were learnt from pilots.

DAC Mark Simmons spoke to Police Oracle

DAC Mark Simmons spoke to Police Oracle

Date - 13th February 2018
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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The Met had little choice but to slash its number of borough units, according to Deputy Assistant Commissioner Mark Simmons. The force is cutting 1,600 officers from local policing due to government cuts and rearranging its 32 borough structure...
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