Metropolitan Police holds biggest passing out parade


The Metropolitan Police has held its biggest ever passing out parade.

The force has fast-tracked more than 500 police community support officers through training to get them on the streets in time for the Olympics.

But there are concerns that after the Games, jobs will be slashed as the Met faces big budget cuts.

Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe says decisions will be made in the future about whether officers will be made redundant while Joanne McCartney, Labour Assembly member, talks about the impact making PCSOs officers may have.

And PC Peter Staines and PC Chris Heathcote talk about what it means to now be officers.

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