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Met's 'overreliance' on stop search reason for high levels of knife crime

A report has said the Met's use of stop search and "neglect" of neighbourhood policing is responsible for high rates of knife crime and low rates of apprehending serious criminals.

Met's 'overreliance' on stop search reason for high levels of knife crime

Date - 11th October 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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The Met has been accused of using an “unjustified strategy” around tackling knife crime and stop search which "relied too heavily on this tactic alone". The think tank Policy Exchange report called stop and search a...
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