The Metropolitan Police’s latest figures reveal that 160 police officers have been cut in Camden and 91 in Barnet since May 2010. London has seen a decrease of over 2,900 police officers across the city.
Since his re-election last May Boris Johnson has cut over 1,300 police officers – despite promising an extra 1,000. The latest drop in police numbers comes at a time when the Mayor and government are considering buying water cannons for the police.
Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden, Andrew Dismore, said:
“These latest figures are deeply …
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