Nuclear role sparks fears for policing
Last updated at 12:03, Thursday, 26 April 2012
FEARS have been raised that Cumbria police officers will be “stretched” as they are brought in to help police Sellafield site.
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Ooohh - got a few bites there from our internationally recognised and lauded CNC colleagues.Go on then, catch me parking illegally another twice and whatcha gonna do? Ban me off site for three months for being a naughty boy?And I notice you've all managed to learn the phrases "protecting our lives", "keeping us safe" and " we just make it (the job) look easy"Yes I remember when the loose cannon went off - you very ably guarded the approaches to the site and nothing more.I just wonder how fast you'd react to a real incident outside of a training exercise.
Its idiots like derek that give the site a bad name. Also, if the site has 15,ooo people on it, these are local people so the volume of public that cumbria would support remains unchanged. Same old local news making a mountain out of a mole hill to sell a storey, any excuse to use the name sellafield.
A very interesting comment about real police and toy town. Now last time I checked I didn't have limited powers. We are a national police force who have a role in protecting both people and nuclear material. May I also add that we are not a busy force but when the wheel came off in 2010, the boys and girls from toy town were willing to make the ultimate decision to stop an 'active shooter'. Hope this clears things up marra's and sleep safe.