Adrian Tudway the head of the police’s Domestic extremism force has said the police will not have the resources to deal with activists seeking to disrupt badger culls. He fears widespread threst to public safety:
“Any option that includes farmers and landowners culling badgers with firearms has potential to place armed farm workers in the near vicinity of protesters and activists, typically during the night-time,” Det Ch Supt Tudway warned. “We regard this as a scenario with clear potential for harm to public safety. We see particular challenges where farm workers with little or no experience of trapping badgers in order to shoot them (while still caged) are attempting to do so under the gaze of activists.”
My experience from Avon is that the police often allocate vast numbers of coppers for days to hang around waiting for the appearance of saboteurs in remote villages. Steve pilkington the Avon chief constable sent 400 – FOUR HUNDRED – cops out in OPERATION GASBADGER before local howls of derision sent them packing. This is clearly a fight which the BROCK ARMY and their human allies can win and bankrupt the cops in the process.