The Coventry Telegraph report:

Police officers in Coventry have second jobs as alternative therapists, holiday writers and even chefs.

Details released following a freedom of information act request show that 36 officers in the city have registered a business interest.

Half rent out property with the remainder carrying out a variety of activities that couldn’t be more different from fighting crime.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.