Police shortage.

Cahal Milmo on the crisis within the new police service. David Pallister in the Guardian says:

“With 10% of the force on sick leave, and more than 730 injured in the past year, Mr Cramphorn said: “The cumulative effect of this is to generate levels of fatigue and tiredness which diminish the effectiveness and the quality of the officers’ contributions when they are at work. Such levels of activity cannot be sustained.””