Police team on patrol

Police team on patrol

Police team on patrol

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RESIDENTS in West Oxfordshire can meet their local police officers in the coming week.

Members of Thames Valley Police’s Woodstock team will be on patrol around Stonesfield on Tuesday from 10.30am to 11.30am.

They will then be around Combe, from midday to 1pm, at Sandford St Martin Cricket Club from 4.30pm to 5pm and Great & Little Tew Cricket Club from 5pm to 5.30pm.

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10:53am Sat 16 Aug 14

Quentin Walker says...

It says something that when police go on patrol, it becomes a news item...
It says something that when police go on patrol, it becomes a news item... Quentin Walker
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4:34pm Sat 16 Aug 14

Myron Blatz says...

Indeed, Quentin - though it doesn't say where the Police have come from! In East Oxford, both the Police and PCSOs are apparently under-staffed, with people 'covering' for people 'covering' and seemingly more people leaving or moving to other job or locations - with the big problem being recuitment, or findimg replacements. Its seemingly got so bad (though TVP flatly denies this) that PCSOs are having to support under-staffed Police, at the expense of doing their work as community support officers. What is for sure, is that Oxford City Council's former Street Wardens are sorely missed by many commumities across the City, and have not been effectively replaced by its Community Response Team, or the PCSOs for that matter.
Indeed, Quentin - though it doesn't say where the Police have come from! In East Oxford, both the Police and PCSOs are apparently under-staffed, with people 'covering' for people 'covering' and seemingly more people leaving or moving to other job or locations - with the big problem being recuitment, or findimg replacements. Its seemingly got so bad (though TVP flatly denies this) that PCSOs are having to support under-staffed Police, at the expense of doing their work as community support officers. What is for sure, is that Oxford City Council's former Street Wardens are sorely missed by many commumities across the City, and have not been effectively replaced by its Community Response Team, or the PCSOs for that matter. Myron Blatz
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