There is no correlation between shoplifting and police numbers in multiple UK areas, according to analysis by RN.
Police crime records show that despite cuts to police numbers, shoplifting rates decreased in some police authorities.
In other areas, shoplifting rates rose after police numbers were increased.
Merseyside in north-west England saw a reduction of 11% in shoplifting…
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