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Police Go Door To Door To Tell Burglars They Are Not Being Arrested

by | 24th, June 2009

police-letters INSTEAD of catching  burglars and gathering evidence to convict them, the police are knocking on suspects’ doors and handing them a note on which is written the legend:

“We’re on your case”.

In which case, why not gather some evidence, do some police work and nick them.

The letter, dreamt up by Detective Inspector Neil Sloan, who heads Peterborough’s priority crime team, has been by The Evening Telegraph , runs:

“We have identified you as being among a group of people suspected of being involved in burglaries in Peterborough.”

Translation : We have no evidence to convict you and are acting on a hunch.

“I would like to stress how seriously we take this type of crime, and I can assure you that over the coming weeks we will be fighting it on a number of fronts, including regular visits to you and others across the city.

Translation : Will you be in your own house when

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