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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:

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Police officers to march against cuts

Police officers across the region are joining a protest march over budget cuts in London today. Credit: ITV West Country

Police officers across the region are joining a protest march over budget cuts in London today.

It's the first such rally since this one in 2008.

600 off-duty officers from Devon and Cornwall, plus 200 from Dorset, will march in protest at budget cuts which they say mean a loss of front-line services. The government disputes the impact of the changes.

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