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Thornton: Knife crime increase should be treated as national emergency

Chiefs to meet Home Secretary over violent crime epidemic.

Extra checking: A man goes through a knife arch that has been set up by Met officers in London

Extra checking: A man goes through a knife arch that has been set up by Met officers in London

Date - 6th March 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Ministers have been warned there is “no quick fix” to the current knife-crime epidemic as seven force chiefs most affected by violent crime meet Home Secretary Sajid Javid today amid claims of a national emergency. A string of fatal...
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