The Western Morning News reports on Devon and Cornwall police reaction to Policy Exchange report Cost of the Cops, quoting Head of Crime & Justice Blair Gibbs arguing that the surge of police funding since 2001 has been inefficiently spent.
The Daily Express cites the recommendation from Policy Exchange's latest report Cost of the Cops that police officers should wear their uniforms on the way to and from work. This would be the equivalent of an extra 1,200 visible officers to the public.
The Guardian's Professional section covers Policy Exchange's latest report Cost of the Cops, referencing its recommendation for police forces to outsource back office functions, thereby saving money and releasing police officers for front line duties.
The Yorkshire Post reports on the latest Policy Exchange report - Cost of the Cops - quoting co-author of the report Blair Gibbs arguing that inefficient police staffing practices have cost the taxpayer over half a billion pounds since 2006.
The Scotsman reports the finding from Policy Exchange report Cost of the Cops that by employing front line police officers in back office roles, rather than staffing them with civilians, the police have been wasting £150m a year.
Public Service magazine covers Policy Exchange's recently released report Cost of the Cops. They quote Head of Crime & Justice Blair Gibbs - co-author of the report - arguing that the police have wasted over £500m employing front line police officers in back office roles.