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Richard Cooke: Man hours are being lost to no-crime enquiries

Richard Cooke: Man hours are being lost to no-crime enquiries

Date - 15th February 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Exhausted and overworked officers are “no longer trusted” to make decisions on prioritising what constitutes no and low-risk crimes, it emerged today. UK forces have fallen victim to “opportunity cost” policing which risks...
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