Trust key for ‘private police’

Trust key for ‘private police’

Trust key for ‘private police’

First published in Opinion

BOSCOMBE’S problems are well documented, but so are the authorities’ attempts to solve them.

For that, they must be applauded. Some will say that news today of security guards being given policing powers is private policing, or policing on the cheap.

But Dorset Police insists that it will not replace traditional policing, but rather give Boscombe a dedicated, highly-visible presence.

For now, we have to trust in that and back it.

The community is getting behind it and, at the end of the day, it can do no harm.

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12:31pm Wed 9 Jul 14

politicaltrainspotter says...

Are you really sure that the community is really behind it or is this just a defence on the three tory ward councilors who's backsides are starting to squeak being' backed by the Echo want to see them re-elected in 2015 ?

Just watch the programme about Boscombe being the drug capital of the south and what did Cllr Jane Kelly say 'It might take 20, 30 or 40 years.'Remember the decline started in the seventies and the amount of money Boscombe has received through central government funding has still not sorted out the problem.

All Boscombe does is give a platform to people who want to further enhance their careers and they know who they are ?
Are you really sure that the community is really behind it or is this just a defence on the three tory ward councilors who's backsides are starting to squeak being' backed by the Echo want to see them re-elected in 2015 ? Just watch the programme about Boscombe being the drug capital of the south and what did Cllr Jane Kelly say 'It might take 20, 30 or 40 years.'Remember the decline started in the seventies and the amount of money Boscombe has received through central government funding has still not sorted out the problem. All Boscombe does is give a platform to people who want to further enhance their careers and they know who they are ? politicaltrainspotter
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10:16am Thu 10 Jul 14

Redgolfer says...

Who says we have to support it, PUT PROPER POLICE ON THE JOB, that is what they are paid to do, if I am going about my legal business in a public place, they better not approach me ???
Who says we have to support it, PUT PROPER POLICE ON THE JOB, that is what they are paid to do, if I am going about my legal business in a public place, they better not approach me ??? Redgolfer
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