Greater Efficiency and Greater Savings
What this means in essence is that I will look to share budgets with other agencies, especially Local Authorities, to deliver a shared service.
So, for example, in the area of anti-social behaviour, police and the Local Authority could pool the budget allocated to their respective anti-social behaviour teams, to deliver a more focused response.
Policing isn’t just about enforcement, it’s about early intervention too, and this approach is crucial as budgets in the public sector shrink.
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