Brendan O’Neill Brendan O’Neill

Derbyshire police should leave those dog walkers alone

The vast majority of Brits are behaving sensibly in this Covid-19 lockdown. It’s a shame the same can’t be said for some police forces. Some coppers are using this extraordinary emergency to throw their weight around and treat the public like aberrant schoolkids in need of a scolding.

There’s a Stasi feel to some of the excessive policing of the lockdown.

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