Home Secretary Jacqui Smith wants take another look at the proposal to combine many of the 43 constabularies in England and Wales.
A Green Paper to be published next week will propose allowing neighbouring constabularies to apply for the right to link up.
West Mercia Constabulary's professional standards department, responsible for investigating complaints, dealing with staff misconduct and investigating corruption, has been rated as "good" in a report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabularies
FOLLOWING a report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabularies
, proposals are now being considered for the creation of super-constabularies
In 1950 the Caernarvonshire, Meirionethshire and Anglesey Constabularies
amalgamated to create the Gwynedd Constabulary, with the Flintshire and Denbighshire Constabularies
joining them in 1967.