The latest scheme from Staffordshire police is to advertise for informants:
“Are you tired of looking over your shoulder? Sweating every time there’s a knock on the door? Crime not paying for you? Registered informants who pass reliable information to Staffordshire police can earn hard cash. Get a new start in life — for you and your family. Help us put criminals away, instead of you!”
Apparently the payments can range from fifty quid to “several thousands of pounds” and these posters are being distributed last week in pubs, clubs and other “recreational areas” in Stafford.
Here’s a better solution- ask your Rozzer stand in, the GATSO, to fill in a report and get the suspect in for questioning…