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West Mids Chief says petty disputes "warping" crime stats

Sir David Thompson has said that the recording of petty disputes is affecting crime statistics and unnecessarily scaring the public.

West Mids Chief says petty disputes

Date - 31st October 2022
By - Cachella Smith
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West Midlands Chief Constable Sir David Thompson has criticised the recording of petty disputes and incivility as crime. It followed a Home Office edict that all complaints from the public must be included in official figures. However, Sir David...
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