Police will not attend some crimes as cuts hit

Lancashire police officers

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Police Federation bosses today said they feared changes to how police handle crime could dent the public’s confidence in the force.

Lancashire Police now no longer deploys Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) resources to routine vehicle crime and routine criminal damage.

And it has changed the way it deals with lost property, minor thefts and non-domestic burglaries, dealing with some victims of crime over the phone instead of in person.


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