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Full report: Thousands of police officers take to the streets

Thousands of police officers took to the streets of London today to protest against how budget cuts are directly affecting them.

Six hundred off-duty officers from Devon and Cornwall, plus 200 from Dorset, were involved.

They say cuts will mean fewer officers and a loss of front-line services.

Bob Constantine has this report:

Police officers take to the streets over budget cuts

Thousands of police officers took to the streets of London today, many from our region, to protest about how budget cuts are directly affecting them.

They say cuts will mean a loss of front-line services.

The Chief Constable of Gloucestershire, Tony Melville, who's resigning over government changes to the police service, was at today's march and spoke to officers before it began.

Our political correspondent Bob Constantine has been following events in the capital:

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