"Lower-level crimes" will be handled by phone


Vulnerable crime victims in Kent will always get visit from officer but lower-level crimes to be dealt with by phone says new chief con.


500 fewer police officers in Kent following cuts. New chief constable says there should be "a lower level of expectation" from the public.


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Kent's new police Chief Constable says the public should have a "lower level of expectation" about his force with 500 fewer police officers following cuts. Alan Pughsley said low level crimes would now be dealt with by phone.