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Knife crime: messaging can backfire, warns force lead

Police knife crime campaigns can perpetuate fear and exacerbate the issue, Northamptonshire's lead has said at the launch of three months of positive action.

All Saints' Church lit up with the force's anti-knife crime message

All Saints' Church lit up with the force's anti-knife crime message

Date - 4th October 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Superintendent Adam Ward, Northamptonshire Police’s knife crime lead, has said messaging on knife crime in the past has been counterproductive as the force launches a three month crackdown. The campaign began Friday (1 October) evening with...
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