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Police forces fill staff shortages with overtime

Police Federation says forces are 'robbing Peter to pay Paul' as overtime costs increase by £6 million in a year with force struggling to cope with cuts.

Police forces fill staff shortages with overtime

Date - 30th July 2015
By - Martin Buhagiar - Police Oracle
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The National Police Chiefs' lead on reward and recognition says force overtime can be "cost effective" despite figures showing the bill has totalled £1 billion in the last three years. Chief Constable Francis Habgood (pictured)...
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