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The rise and fall of single crewing

The use of single-crewing is increasing among UK forces and the fallout can be devastating for officers, forces and public safety, say Police Federation representatives. However, following a successful pilot one force has banned it.

The rise and fall of single crewing

Date - 17th January 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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The Police Federation’s Demand, Capacity and Welfare survey 2019 states that 76% of frontline officers say they are often or always single-crewed. Simon Kempton, Police Federation’s operational policing lead, said that if the response...
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