Cumbria police contact points might be slashed to just five
Last updated at 11:58, Monday, 14 May 2012
The number of front counters where the public can meet police at stations could be slashed from 17 to five across Cumbria in the latest wave of cost-cutting measures.
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Danleo, you are 100% spot on in what you stated.
Just wait until the financial system crashes, banks shut, ATMs not working, food flies off the shelves & doesnt get restocked. Its what some of us call `when it all hits the fan` (polite version)
Can you not see what the govt are after doing: they want to PRIVATIZE THE POLICE (and also the NHS SERVICE)To those who are saying: cut their numbers /close contact points, just remember it might be YOUR job next.
1 x chief, 1 x deputy, 2 x assistant chief constables, 3 chief superintendents, 4 x superintendents, 8 x chief inspectors, 9 detective chief superintendents, if you are talking about saving money why not get rid of half of these ranks are they all needed. Why must the junior ranks and civilian staff suffer all the time when cut backs and savings are mentioned.
The police must make savings, but let's start with the true waste, like all day meetings off site in expensive venues, then the expensive toys like Subaru Impretzza cars, high performance unmarked cars and many useless monitoring forms. Let the dedicated members of Cumbria Police, Police.