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Police IT upgrade will 'boost efficiency'

Bureacracy to be reduced - chief constable

The Isle of Man Constabulary believes a £1.5 million technology update will slash red tape across the force.

A contract has been awarded to Northgate Public Services to install a new policing platform called 'CONNECT', which is aimed at streamlining outdated IT police services.

Chief Constable Gary Roberts says it  will substantially reduce bureaucracy, meaning more officers on the streets. 

He explained why the update was essential: