Police investigations taking longer to reach charges
By Laurence Cawley
23 September 2015
From the section England
Police are taking about 10% longer to charge suspects in those cases sent through to magistrate and crown courts than four years ago
Police are taking longer to investigate cases and bring charges despite a significant fall in recorded crime.
Investigations are taking nearly 10% longer compared with four years ago, while figures show a 28% drop in crime.
The Police Federation said …read more
Source:: BBC world news feed