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New Chief Constable promises quality policing despite cuts

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.

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Kent's new top cop pledges 'Quality policing'

Kent's new Chief Constable says ongoing cuts to the force will not impact on the quality of policing.

Chief Constable Alan Pughsley admits the loss of five hundred staff due to budget reductions will mean that not every crime victim will receive a visit from an officer - but he says that the police will continue to be efficient and pro-active.

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