The latest crime figures are out and a fall of 9 percent in the last year means they are down to their lowest levels since the survey began in 1981.
But a separate report suggests 5 police forces including Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire will struggle to cope with a 20 percent cut to their budget by 2015.
So reasons for concern or good news? Well perhaps not surprisingly the Crime Prevention Minister Jeremy Browne opted for the latter when he spoke to Jonathan Wills.
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