Police chiefs blasted for selling uniforms that could spark RISE in crime

A POLICE force has been slammed for selling uniforms that could be used by crooks.

Cash-strapped chiefs are auctioning old high-vis coats, jackets and trousers on eBay.

Two pensioners in the force’s area have been conned out of £9,000 by criminals wearing fake police uniforms.

Last night victim charity boss Stephen McCarthy, of Action on Elder Abuse, said: “Given how seriously the police take impersonating an officer, it seems a bit strange to be giving criminals a helping hand in doing so.”

Sussex Police are offering the yellow...
source: Daily Star

2018-01-18 03:29
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