Local Elections

Tory cuts hit police in Pitsea

Essex Police need to make £63 million of cuts imposed by the Tory Government and as predicted the axe is going to be falling in Pitsea with the closure of the local police station; which will no longer be used for either front-counter or backroom staff operations. Pitsea police station however is part of the community and residents do not want it to disappear. Police stations are however a symbol of the law, a very real permanent reminder of the rules that govern our country. Officers on the beat are a transient presence whilst police stations are constant. Police stations themselves are not impractical.  They help in giving the sense of security that residents so need.