This is Surrey report:

MORE than 3,000 allegations of misconduct, including assault, corruption and unlawful arrest, have been made against Surrey police officers in the last two years, the Mirror can reveal.

The figures, which were released following a Freedom of Information request, show that during 2011 and 2012 – which are the most up-to-date figures available – 1,175 complaints were made to Surrey police, featuring a total of 3,147 allegations.

Among the more serious accusations were 300 for assault, 39 regarding irregularity in evidence and perjury, and 23 allegations of corruption.

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