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12th June 2019 Issue no. 461
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G4S chief predicts mass police privatisation
Private companies will be running large parts of the UK's police service within five years, according to the world's biggest security firm.
David Taylor-Smith, the head of G4S for the UK and Africa, said he expected police forces across the country to sign up to similar deals to those on the table in the West Midlands and Surrey, which could result in private companies taking responsibility for duties ranging from investigating crimes to transporting suspects and managing intelligence.
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