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Merged force would have more than 400 extra frontline officers, says ACC

Proposals include removal of chief constable which would free up funds.

(L-R) Devon and Cornwall Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer and Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez, Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill and Chief Constable James Vaughan

(L-R) Devon and Cornwall Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer and Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez, Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill and Chief Constable James Vaughan

Date - 1st August 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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A merger of Devon and Cornwall with Dorset Police could generate enough savings to employ hundreds more frontline officers, according to senior leaders. A consultation process on the plan is underway, with claims about its benefits being made to...
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