The Home Secretary has warned of further cuts to police funding in the UK, telling the Police Federation that "delivering more with less can be challenging and difficult".
However, she rubbished reports "that we'll be 'forced to adopt a paramilitary style' of policing in Britain".
She told rank-and-file officers: "I have to tell you that this kind of scaremongering does nobody any good - it doesn't serve you, it doesn't serve the officers you represent, and it doesn't serve the public."
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