Cutbacks to Local Policing could be “hammer blow” to entire community

Further cutbacks to local policing could be a “hammer blow” to the community according to a local councillor, commenting amid speculation that the Enquiry Offices at two local Police Stations are to be closed in the next month.

Ballymoney Councillor Darryl Wilson said “There has been speculation over recent weeks that several PSNI enquiry offices in the local area are in jeopardy, including Ballymoney and Ballycastle . Local policing has already seen a number of cutbacks over the last few years, any additional cuts would be a hammer blow to the entire community.”

Causeway Coast and Glens District Commander Superintendent John Magill is quoted as saying that the operation of station enquiry offices in the two towns had been “reviewed”

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