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Let us not criminalise ever more groups of young people, chief pleads

His 'be careful' intervention comes as UK fatal stabbings total hits 100 in 2019.

CC Dave Thompson: Criminalising for very minor offence would compound the problem

CC Dave Thompson: Criminalising for very minor offence would compound the problem

Date - 18th May 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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A chief has warned that today’s policing must not criminalise even more groups of young people despite services to steer them away from knife crime having “disappeared”. Chief Constable Dave Thompson says children can be diverted...
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