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POLICE OPT FOR PRIVATE DICKS

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The Wiltshire police force is advertising for a private detective to join its fraud squad, prompting concern that p...
The Wiltshire police force is advertising for a private detective to join its fraud squad, prompting concern that privatisation is creeping into core police tasks, the Sunday Telegraph reported (p7).

A Home Office review last year recommended 26 police roles, all on the periphery of policing, which could be handed over to local authorities or private agencies.
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