West Midlands Police Announce Massive Job Losses

Police Community Support Officers from across the West Midlands face sweeping cuts in the latest cash crisis facing West Midlands Police.

They have been summoned to a meeting to learn their fate as union bosses warn it will be “the end of neighbourhood policing” in the region.

Control room and front office staff – along with PCSOs the first point of contact with the public – also face cuts, the Birmingham Mail understands.

The news comes as up to 2,500 police and support staff jobs are at risk with West Midlands Police aiming to save £130 million over the next five years.

They are part of a massive package of cuts hitting almost 2,500 bobbies and support staff.

Read more in Birmingham Mail.

Source: www.birminghammail.co.uk

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