On Saturday the police and the Royal Marine Commando Police will be on patrol boats to monitor beaches to enforce lockdown restrictions.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) are helping Devon and Cornwall police following reports of large gatherings of people sunbathing.
Anyone who is found to be on a beach will be told to leave immediately or they could face a fine or arrest.
Devon and Cornwall’s deputy chief constable Paul Netherton said on Saturday, “We are working with the Ministry of Defence police this weekend.
“Marine fleets from bases in Portsmouth and Plymouth will be operating along the Dorset, Devon and Cornwall coastlines ensuring people do not gather unnecessarily on beaches.”
On Friday Surrey police in Walton-on-Thames broke up a group of around 30 CovidIdiots blatantly not abiding by the social distancing measures, by a talking “sky talk” drone.
The sky talk drone plays a pre-recorded message which says, “Attention this a police message.
“You are gathering in breach of government guidelines to stay at home in response to the coronavirus.
“You are putting lives at risk. Please disperse immediately and return home.”
Superintendent Graham Barnett said, “We would like to take this opportunity to thank the majority of the public who have been sticking to the government guidelines by staying local and observing social distancing.
“While Surrey Police understands that the nice weather makes staying indoors difficult, by doing so you are helping to slow the spread of coronavirus, ensuring the National Health Service (NHS) maintains its capacity to treat the most vulnerable people in our communities, and ultimately save lives.
“Easter is traditionally a time for families and people coming together.”
He added, “This year it is more significant than ever. Embrace this opportunity to bring something positive from this unprecedented situation.
“We ask you to stay at home and protect the NHS to save lives.”
Cambridge Police have been criticised and called “authoritarian muppets” after they posted on Twitter that they have checked no one was in the “non-essential” aisle shopping.
Cambridge Police have since deleted the pathetic tweet of officers attending a Tesco store at Bar Hill, Cambridge.
Cambridge Police said it was “good to see everyone was abiding by social distancing measures and the non essential aisles were empty.”
Police have warned on Friday that they will stop people from having BBQs in parks, beaches and other public areas.
Even if members from their own household are out and applying social distancing measures this will not be allowed.
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