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09:16 UK time, Wednesday, 21 January 2009

"What does Tanya Byron tell us to do? Put them on the naughty step. This is a grown-up version of that" - Louise Casey, neighbourhood crime advisor, on the need for offenders to wear high-vis jackets

The policy of dressing offenders doing community service in high visibility jackets has provoked a backlash among those who fear the criminals would be attacked. But its stearnest advocate, Louise Casey, is not softening her language.

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