Police chief vows to put bobbies back on the beat in South Yorkshire
Police chiefs have vowed to put bobbies back on the beat in a bid to regain communities and keep one step ahead of criminals.
Chief Constable Stephen Watson, was speaking at an event organised by The Star and BBC Radio Sheffield to discuss the state of South Yorkshire Police today and the vision for the future.
He said investing in neighbourhood policing was key and admitted cutting neighbourhood officers over the years to save cash had been a mistake.
Chf Con Watson and Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Billings said the cuts had resulted in police ‘losing touch’ with communities.
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