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I've had to think quite hard about relationships with police officers and how they've changed since then. I mean, we're going back a long way there, you know, and I think journalists in those days were quite proud to have favourite senior police officers and some senior police officers had favourite contacts within the media, and it all did get a little chummy at some points.

There's a completely different culture these days. I mean, we're all more aware of how dangerous those relationships can be, and really -- well, clearly it is seen elsewhere, but I don't think you see it in the regions much these days.

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