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Stop and search 'reborn' to empower areas worst affected by knife crime

Forces will be able to activate powers designed to 'head off violence at a lower level of seniority'.

Checkpoint: Stop and search in operation with Sir Stephen House and Home Secretary Sajid Javid looking on

Checkpoint: Stop and search in operation with Sir Stephen House and Home Secretary Sajid Javid looking on

Date - 1st April 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Policing has welcomed the government’s decision to widen the “extremely important power” of stop and search to seven metropolitan forces worst affected by the knife crime crisis. Thousands more officers can now authorise enhanced...
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