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Decriminalising drugs: Would it reduce crime rates?

Nick Alatti examines the debate around the decriminalisation of drugs and questions whether alternative policing tactics need to be considered.

Decriminalising drugs: Would it reduce crime rates?

Date - 21st July 2014
By - Nick Alatti - Police Oracle
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It’s the issue that refuses to go away. Should drugs be decriminalised and if so, will that cut crime and the workload of officers? Durham Chief Constable Mike Barton is one of the few high-profile officers prepared to speak out on the issue...
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