POLICE across the Braintree district are being praised for their "exemplary" and "incredible" work during the coronavirus lockdown.

Inspector Scott said one of the most enjoyable things about leading the team is witnessing the "positive impact" officers have on the people they meet.

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Inspector Scott shared some anonymous feedback the team have received over the last few months.

  • "Your officers were exemplary in their conduct, they were caring and tactful in the face of quite an unpleasant and disturbing scene."
  • "The officers were absolutely brilliant and incredibly supportive to even though they were arresting her. Just goes to show that even when arresting someone officers can have a positive impact on that person."
  • "I wanted to write and thank you and your force for the kindness and empathy shown. We were incredibly proud and thankful we had access to the services you provide."
  • "I'd like to start by thanking your hardworking colleagues for their professional, tactical empathetic approach in handling the delicate incident."