Getting away with too much?

PUBLISHED: 13:16 24 June 2008 | UPDATED: 21:58 15 June 2010

ARE police being too social" when it comes to dealing with young troublemakers?

ARE police being "too social" when it comes to dealing with young troublemakers? That was a question put to a police authority liaison meeting in Honiton last week, when a member of the public suggested legal action can sometimes be put off for too long.Inspector Jim Gale replied: "There is a balance to be struck. We have got to be very careful not to criminalise people just because they are youths.

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