ESSEX Police was the victim of 17 thefts from its own vehicles over two years.

The haul included a phone stolen from Colchester, police uniforms taken from Clacton and an electrical tracking device plundered in Braintree.

There was even the theft of a 16- seater minibus from the force’s headquarters in Chelmsford and cardboard cut-outs of po

Reported by the Essex Gazette. You can read the full story here. 

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