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"Quick law" during pandemic harmed police legitimacy says chief

West Midland's Chief constable Sir David Thompson said the "chopping and changing of legislation" during repeated national lockdowns heavily affected "police legitimacy".

Date - 28th September 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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CC Thompson told the force’s strategic policing and crime board today (28 September) that “quick law isn’t always great law”, as he was asked about the impact of the pandemic on policing. The chief addressed the issue of...
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