Safer streets, a better relationship with young people, more bobbies on the beat and tackling drug crime.
Just a few of the things people on the streets of Maidstone told us they'd like the new chief constable of Kent to tackle as he takes up his new post. .
They've been talking with ITV Meridian's, Derek Johnson
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