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Police give backing to new apology system
Many more minor crimes in Nottinghamshire are being dealt with by the criminals saying 'sorry', to their victims.
Police hope the move will free up officers so they have more time to patrol the streets.
The 'restorative justice' initiative aims to deal swiftly with minor crimes, without the case going to court and has seen criminals being made to apologise or compensate their victims.
Harvard scholar versus Cambridge police
by Lisa Rea
Most of us have heard all about the police incident in Cambridge, Massachusetts, home of Harvard Square. A Harvard scholar by the name of Henry Louis Gates was arrested at his home after a neighbor called the police concerned someone was breaking into the house. This occurred at 12:30pm after Gates had just returned to his home from an international flight to China.