But Coun Garrido, speaking at Salford town hall’s latest full meeting, said: “There’s a lot more that can be done by the police to help solve the problems.
“I think it’s about time they stopped moaning about resources and got on with the job and started organising themselves more efficiently.”
Most theft, burglary, arson and criminal damage is no longer investigated by police
Earlier, Salford mayor Paul Dennett said: “Our police forces have been stripped to the bone.
“Crime is on the increase – up 31 percent in Greater Manchester last year.”