Police unit tackling '˜most dangerous' offenders set to be disbanded this month

SPECIALIST police who deal with the '˜most violent' offenders will see their unit disbanded this month.

Saturday, 7th April 2018, 12:09 pm
Updated Saturday, 7th April 2018, 12:16 pm
John Apter

Hampshire’s force support unit is set to be axed due to cash cuts. Local officers will take the work on, chief constable Olivia Pinkney previously told The News.

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John Apter, Hampshire Police Federation chairman said: ‘Later this month our force support unit will be disbanded because of cuts.

‘These officers deal with the most violent individuals.

He added: ‘I have put the chief on notice (regarding) consequences.’