Police Forces around the United Kingdom are bracing for deep cuts that will have a direct impact on front line operational policing.
17 thousands officers have gone leaving officer numbers at the lowest they have been since 2001, This government have targeted the firearms units, police dogs, police community support officers, support staff and front line policing.
Doing more with less – 17,000 less Police in Officers in fact & nearly 40,000 less support staff – & yet more to be lost #CrimeConf2015.
— 4Policing.com (@4Policing) January 29, 2015
And now they are targeting another area of policing in a bid to cut jobs and save cash.
— Mike Pannett, author (@MikePannett) February 1, 2015
Although we cannot currently reveal which area of policing will be impacted due to reporting restrictions, please make sure you follow @MikePannett or @PoliceHour on Twitter to find out which area of policing is being drastically cut as soon as we are able to announce these.