Two of the country's most senior police officers - Craig Mackey and Sara Thornton,
have signalled that the era of routine patrols by "bobbies on the beat" has come to an end.
The Met have already closed 77 police stations.
They said funding cuts would lead to a transformation in investigating crime.
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