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17th April 2019 Issue no. 453
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Britain's first 'private police force' has caught 400 criminals with a 100 per cent conviction rate
By Rebecca Camber
The country's first 'private police force' is investigating hundreds of crimes that regular officers are too busy to look at. A firm led by former Scotland Yard senior officers has successfully prosecuted more than 400 criminals and is now carrying out murder inquiries.
TM Eye, which has a 100 per cent conviction rate, is thought to bring more private prosecutions than any organisation besides the RSPCA. The company, the country's first de-facto private police force, is operating against a backdrop of rising crime rates and police budget cuts. Its activities include:
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