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Under-resourced policing to recruit firefighters as special constables

Scheme where firefighters tackle crime and go to blazes 'not a replacement' for frontline officers, says PCC.

A new beat: Firefighters to double as special constables

A new beat: Firefighters to double as special constables

Date - 10th April 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Officers fear a pilot project to turn seven firefighters into Britain’s first "supercops" is an attempt to “paper over the cracks” caused by funding cuts to policing. The group from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue...
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