LONG ARM OF THE LAW

Country Smallholding - - May News -

Law-break­ers across ru­ral Ox­ford­shire are think­ing twice be­fore en­gag­ing in crime now that the po­lice have their own util­ity ve­hi­cle to pur­sue them up lanes and over fields.

A sturdy RTV-X900 has been loaned to Thames Val­ley Po­lice by man­u­fac­tur­ers Kub­ota to al­low the force to pa­trol miles of coun­try­side and pro­tect farms and lo­cal busi­nesses.

Thames Val­ley Po­lice is the first po­lice force in the UK to in­tro­duce an all-ter­rain ve­hi­cle to its fleet and the im­pact is al­ready show­ing af­ter six months, with crime rates falling.

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