Progress Online Article (13th June 2014) – Policing through rights and respect – not kilos of water.

Police forces across the country work hard, delivering community safety and working with residents to problem solve and cut crime

Policing can only be based on partnership. ‘The police are the public and the public are the police’ is the most quoted of the Peelian principles, set out by the founder of the Metropolitan police. Few people, police, members of the public or politician would ever dispute it – except, perhaps, London mayor, Boris Johnson.

Despite the opposition of 20 of the 25 London assembly, and without the approval of the Home Office, Johnson has decided to spend up

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