The streets of Dacorum are a safer place thanks to cops tasked with driving down thefts.
Operation Scorpion – a team made up of a sergeant and seven officers – has cut incidents of muggings by almost half.
From April 2010 to January 2011 there were 89 street robberies across Dacorum – the highest number in the whole of Herts.
Work by the plain-clothed team has helped reduce muggings by 46 per cent to 48 incidents between April 2011 and January 2012.
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