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Cameron 'at war' with senior police officer as he pledges to 'zero tolerance' approach to street crime - 14th Aug 2011

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

The acting head of the Metropolitan Police has clashed with the Prime Minister over a suggestion that the Army could be deployed to quell rioting in London. Tim Godwin told David Cameron he would agree to troops on the streets of London only after ‘every one of my officers and borough commanders are standing on the police front line’. The row happened last Tuesday morning in a meeting in Downing Street between the two men and Home Secretary Theresa May.
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