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Specialist teams cut child arrests by two thirds over a decade

Fewer children are being pulled into the criminal justice system with arrests, according to new figures.

Specialist teams cut child arrests by two thirds over a decade

Date - 23rd August 2021
By - Chris Smith
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Alternative justice work by youth offending and child protection teams is reducing the number of children being arrested and ending up in custody suites, according to research by a national charity. The Howard League for Penal Reform found arrests...
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