Police error

Tes Editorial

YOUR article "Pupils lose patience with bad behaviour" (TES, November 9) was quite wrong in its assertion that police are being brought into Northamptonshire schools to help manage behaviour. What we do have are two innovative community policy partnerships which enable police to forge stronger community links. These locate police officers closer to local communities (in schools rather than remote police stations), increase public contact with them and develop relationships with young people.

Mick Young Council leader Northamptonshire County Council County Hall, Northampton

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