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Monday, 24 October 2011

"Security Firms Could Do Cops Jobs"

Privatisation of some police duties under consideration

Superintendent David Oakley of the Sussex police
Superintendent David Oakley of the Sussex police

PRIVATE security firms could be drafted in to guard suspects in police custody to free up officers for front-line duties and save cash.
Outside contractors might also be employed to do back-room paperwork that keeps bobbies off the beat.
Establishing more partnerships with the private sector is one of several ideas currently being considered by the States force as it looks for ways to provide a more efficient and effective service.
Superintendent David Oakley, who is on a year’s secondment from Sussex police and is an expert at such strategic planning, is spearheading the major review.

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