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Chief Constable "disappointed" officers not given Covid jab priority

Policing at a distance isn't possible, says Gary Roberts

The head of the Island's police force says he's disappointed his officers haven't been moved up the priority list for coronavirus vaccines.

Chief Constable Gary Roberts says it's not possible for police to do their jobs at a distance, and it would take only one incident involving Covid to leave the constabulary short staffed.

He's held talks with the Home Affairs Minister and Department of Health and Social Care after Steam Packet and transport crews were given the jab.

He warns not vaccinating officers could cause problems for policing on the Island:

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