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Just to test it in this way: police officers are accustomed, when they're out on patrol or generally operationally, to making records in their pocket notebooks of contact that they've had, what they've been doing. They know that by doing that there's no suggestion that what they've done is inherently wrong. Do you think it could not be seen as part of an officer's day that if he or she speaks to a journalist, that a brief record is made?

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