It's one of the things people often ask for from their police force - more bobbies on the beat. But a report on a trial of mobil police stations shows that they have been so poorly attended that sometimes - no one turned up at all.
Kent Police Commissioner Ann Barnes launched the scheme last summer, saying they would increase police visibility. And she insists the the programme is working. Nashreen Issa reports.
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