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'Police exams are easy'.

Entrance exams to join the police are easier than GCSEs, according to an author of a new report. The study also warns that bright officers move on to new careers. Former Chief Constable of South Wales Police Tony Burden is among those to put their names to the Politeria report.

Co-author Chris Woodhead, an ex-chief inspector of schools, said: 'I was quite shocked at the entrance tests police constables have to do.

'They are below GCSEs and we know GCSEs are not exactly mind-stretching exams these days.'
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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Nov 2, 2005
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