posted on Aug, 12 2011 @ 04:18 PM
I was in Nottingham city centre earlier this evening, and there were tons of rozzers about.
I think it's just a precaution in most cities because it's a Friday night, and with the rioting and looting of the last few days still fresh in
It doesn't take too much of a stretch to imagine groups of people, after downing a few pints, thinking, in their drunken state, that it would be
''hilarious'' to do a bit of small scale vandalism/looting. A group of people vandalising and looting may well embolden others - who are pissed
out of their brains - to follow suit, and before you know it, you may have some large scale vandalism, looting and civil disorder going on in a city