Policing is knocking on Gerry’s door?

Newton Emerson believes Sinn Fein is reluctantly moving towards recognising policing and he believes the issue is “the last thing that can reasonably be demanded” of the Republican Movement. However, he warns the PSNI has a role to play to inspire public confidence that it will act appropriately in politically sensitive cases. Something, he argues, it has failed to do over the alleged Tohill kidnappers and the Alliance/UUP dodgy leaflets investigation.

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