'Police might not attend burglaries' says new NPCC head
The public should not expect to see a police officer after crimes such as burglary, the head of the new National Police Chiefs' Council has said.
Sara Thornton told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire budget cuts and the changing nature of criminality meant police in England and Wales had to prioritise.
She said it "could be" that if an iPad was stolen from a home an officer would not come round to investigate.
There had to be a "conversation with the public" over priorities, she added.