Chief constable promises more bobbies on the beat

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Chief constable Stephen Kavanagh has announced extra local policing officers Chief constable Stephen Kavanagh has announced extra local policing officers

More police officers will be back on the beat in the Maldon district in response to calls from residents.

Chief constable Stephen Kavanagh will move 500 officers out of central hubs and specialist teams, such as firearms, public order and road policing, into towns and villages across the county from September.

He said :"I believe the public want policing delivered locally.

"For me it is about locally based, locally accountable, locally led officers, PCSOs and staff delivering across a range of response, investigation and engagement responsibilities."

A recruitment drive has also been launched.

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9:55am Sun 25 May 14

Jack222 says...

I do not want bobbies on the beat; that's a waste of time and spectacular waste of money. Police should be dealing with actual crime, not going for a pleasant walk in the park...
I do not want bobbies on the beat; that's a waste of time and spectacular waste of money. Police should be dealing with actual crime, not going for a pleasant walk in the park... Jack222
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