There are plenty of police all over the roads who always prosecute for a minor traffic offence, so why can't that funding pay for police who will do something when a family is harrassed on a housing estate, or when you have an accident caused by illegal driving EVEN when nobody is hurt, or when somebody makes a death threat against you, or there are 20 drunk 16 year olds outside your house at 4 O'clock in the morning. or something like that?
We need police doing their job, not acting as tax collectors. Some of our loss of freedom is that we are now held to ransom by dissident mebers of society and the police refuse to do anything about it due to legislation and funding cuts. CCTV does not work, I think this has been proven.