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Last Updated: Friday, 24 December, 2004, 10:49 GMT
Rewards given to community police
Special payments are being made to Nottinghamshire police officers who stay on the same beat as a financial recognition of their job.

If beat officers police the same patch for three years they will receive a total of 6,000.

The initiative is designed to encourage continuity in policing the community.

Nottingham North MP Graham Allen has welcomed the move. He has campaigned for a way of encouraging police officers to stay on the beat.

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