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?1bn tagging programme has failed to cut reoffending ? senior police officer

PUBLISHED September 23, 2012

Nearly £1bn has been spent on the electronic tagging of criminals over the past 13 years with little effect on cutting offending rates, offering little value for money and serving only to enrich two or three private security companies, one of which is G4S, a senior police officer has claimed.

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