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Police recruitment shake-up

The Government has unveiled a radical shake-up of police recruitment rules today, which will include allowing new starters to skip the compulsory two years on the beat and foreign police chiefs to run British forces for the first time.

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Government unveil shake-up in police recruitment rules

An overhaul of police recruitment rules have been unveiled today which will allow foreign candidates to apply for chief constable roles and a fast-track scheme could see constables rise to the rank of inspector in just three years.

New recruits will no longer have to serve as a bobby on the beat for the first time in Britain.

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