A Home Office spokeswoman says that at a time of reducing budgets, they're working to ensure they get the best value from every pound spent on protecting the public.
''By Improving efficiency, driving out waste and increasing productivity, we can maintain a strong police service, a secure border and effective counter terrorism capabilities while delivering significant savings''
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