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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Safer streets and more bobbies on the beat - your messages to the new Chief Constable

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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