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Policing Minister: We are stopping deadly weapons hitting our streets

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Today, Policing Minister Kit Malthouse has written in the Sunday Express about measures the Government is introducing to tackle violent crime, including preventing dangerous weapons reaching our streets. His words are below. Policing Minister Kit Malthouse said: In recent says …

Home Secretary: To all the police fighting violent crime on Britain's streets - I've got your back

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Today, Home Secretary Priti Patel wrote in the Sun on Sunday about why she has lifted restrictions on emergency stop and search powers to help police tackle violent crime. Her words can be found below. Home Secretary Priti Patel said: …

What is the Government doing to tackle violent crime?          

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Yesterday the Offensive Weapons Act received Royal Assent, bringing in tough new measures that strengthen law enforcement’s response to violent crime. The Act will make it illegal to possess dangerous weapons in private, including knuckledusters, zombie knives and death star …

Crime stats statement and what the government is doing to tackle violent crime

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Today, the Office for National Statistics published statistics on crime in England and Wales for the year ending December 2018. Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service, Nick Hurd, said: Today’s statistics show that your chance of being …