Privatization in the UK

UK police exploring major privatization options was big news a few months ago. This article indicates that, if anything, the momentum is picking up.

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One Response to “Privatization in the UK”

  1. improvingpolice Says:

    This doesn’t surprise me. I worked for a city manager in the late 60s who asked me to consider heading up a privatized PD in his city. I was too timid at the time to do it. But as long as our public police appear to be unresponsive to oversight and transparency, there will be those in our society as well who will press for privatization simply because government is too unresponsive. If that happens in the private sector, the customer has the option of choosing a new provider. If policing was competitive, what would that be like?

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