Senior policeman under fire over burglaries 'carelessness' remarks
A senior police officer has been criticised for suggesting some burglaries should not be investigated if doors and windows have been left open.
Phil Kay, assistant chief constable of Leicestershire Police, said he would "far rather" officers could focus on preventing crime and protecting the public than spending their time investigating break-ins where carelessness may have played a role.
The senior officer posed the question while discussing a high rate of burglaries at digs occupied by students at Loughborough University.
In order to get students to "take notice", Mr... read more
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