Visible policing on the up as promised!

Really heartening talk with frontline officers yesterday about the new mobile tablets. They are saying that the latest release of Apps are police processes that make the biggest practical difference

80% reduction in people with mental health issues ending up in a police cell

Despite not committing a crime, people suffering from mental health issues and involved in police incidents have ended up in cells because suitable healthcare facilities haven’t been available. It’s a scandal that’s quietly happened across the UK, and in Staffordshire, for many years.