Nation's policing 'in awful mess' - Yorkshire Post Letters

From: Peter Hyde, Driffield.

Speaking as an ex-serviceman and former police officer, I cannot help wondering what an awful mess this country is in.

We servicemen and women were well turned out and knew how to obey orders and carried out our duties effectively no matter where we were sent.

It was the same in the police service.

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