Private security firms could investigate some crimes and patrol neighbourhoods under plans being drawn up for police in England and Wales.
The West Midlands and Surrey forces have invited bids for contracts from private firms, on behalf of all forces.
this is the end result of that bailout a few years ago, everyone seems to have forgotten about, corporate police will eventually be a law unto themselves.... big brother taking another step closer whlst the masses sleep...
i did have one thought though, if they are taking tenders from private companies then why not submit a freeman trust application and we'll patrol the streets ourselves, with common law and common sense!!