I’m struggling to find official word on this so I’m just going to throw it out there and I’m happy to be corrected.
You might have noticed we’re seeing a lot more police around town in recent months.
I gather this has been the result of changing the shifts from two back to back 12 hour shifts to three overlapping 10 hour shifts.
The upshot, aside from less dog tired police having to respond to difficult and dangerous situations, has been a lot more police being able to get out and about when they’re meant to be out and about.
I don’t know if it works out as being more expensive, but it certainly feels like we’re getting a better service.
It’s almost got to the point one can see police without thinking there must be an emergency.
Love to hear what other folk, including police, think about the new regime.