Keeping Our Capital's Streets Safe ; London's Councils Are Demanding More Influence on Crime Prevention. Sarah Richardson Finds out How Policing Is Being Made More Accountable
Richardson, Sarah, The Evening Standard (London, England)
LONDON'S boroughs are spending Pounds 50 million a year on initiatives to keep their local communities safe, responding to public concerns regarding crime and the fear of crime. According to research from London Councils, the member organisation committed to fighting for more resources for the capital and getting the best possible deal for London's 33 local authorities, boroughs are paying towards more than 300 police community support officers and around 60 police posts. It also helps fund a number of dedicated teams and units aimed at making communities safer.
The survey showed that Brent Council has pledged to fund 16 community support officers until at least 2011 and …
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Publication information: Article title: Keeping Our Capital's Streets Safe ; London's Councils Are Demanding More Influence on Crime Prevention. Sarah Richardson Finds out How Policing Is Being Made More Accountable. Contributors: Richardson, Sarah - Author. Newspaper title: The Evening Standard (London, England). Publication date: July 6, 2009. Page number: 46. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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