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'Positive impact' made after frontline officers taken off duty to man struggling custody centres

More than 60 officers have been transferred to custody duties amid staff shortages.

Scottish Police Federation General Secretary Calum Steele

Scottish Police Federation General Secretary Calum Steele

Date - 5th May 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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Removing officers from frontline duties to fill the gaps of a struggling custody sector has had “no adverse effects” according to Police Scotland. A decline in the number of police staff employed as Police Custody and Security Officers...
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