Privatised drunk tank call

Northamptonshire's Chief Constable has called for a less tolerant approach to drunken behaviour.

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Radical call for dealing with drunks

Adrian Lee, head of the Northamptonshire force, wants the responsibility for - and the cost of - drunken behaviour to lie squarely with individuals.

He's calling for commercial companies to run 'drunk tanks', where people who have had too much alcohol would be taken and billed for their care the morning after.

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