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September 18, 2007

Quote of the Day

PC David Copperfield:

I think the Government needs to ponder this question very seriously: when even the police start leaving the country, is it time to admit we have problems?

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Can you expand? Are the Police a noted authority on the weather, taxation, the economy, public services, what other countries are like? Are the Police the first leave bad countries typically?

Posted by: Matt | Sep 18, 2007 10:43:10 AM

Shouldn't that be "...when a policeman starts leaving the country..."

Or have we got a silent torrent of emigrating coppers?

Tim adds: In the article, yes, a torrent of emigrating coppers.

Posted by: Justin | Sep 18, 2007 11:23:29 AM

Well, he talks about "hundreds of British police officers". I'd be interested seeing that as a percentage of the total force versus recruitment. Are we talking a net loss of officers? Not like you to not query the numbers, Tim.

Posted by: Justin | Sep 18, 2007 12:12:21 PM

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