A bit of Fry and Laurie

Two of the biggest police departments in the UK have proposed a radical privatisation plan, wherein private companies could take responsibility for investigating crimes, patrolling neighbourhoods and even detaining suspects. Read the story here.

In response to this story, R Srikanth sent me the link to this clip from the old BBC skit: A Bit of Fry and Laurie – Privatization of the Police Force.

Let’s hope this is not how the private police force turns out to be.

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