Today’s ACPO leak confirmed what we already knew – that police numbers will fall in the next few years and police staff will be disproportionally affected. Read more on this at my blog over at the Independent.
There is plenty of good to be found in Tom Winsor’s review of police pay and conditions. His hefty report (the first of his two-part review) contains some good analysis and sensible, pragmatic recommendations. Read this article, written earlier today, for my view on what some of the risks are around the government’s approach to cuts in police funding.