Former chief constable warns Britain is moving towards ‘paramilitary policing’

A former chief constable has warned Britain is “dangerously” edging towards the type of  “paramilitary policing” linked to “repressive regimes”. Michael Barton, who was chief of Durham police and the Crime Operations lead for the National Police Chiefs’ Council, said ministers are “flexing their muscles via their police forces”. He and Sir Peter Fahy, another […]

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