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Sir Hugh Orde: Police 'must feed PR beast'

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Outgoing Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson and one of his most senior assistants, John Yates, who have both resigned in the past 48 hours, will appear later before MPs over the hacking affair.

ACPO president Sir Hugh Orde explains that "as a police officer you're only as good as your last five minutes" and why "professional" relations with the press are essential to the police.


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