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Officers "losing faith" over lenient sentencing for u17s

The West Midlands Police Federation Chair has said the CJS is not getting the balance right when it comes to not criminalising children.


Date - 8th December 2022
By - Cachella Smith
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Lenient sentences and keeping under 17s out of custody is not always the right decision, the West Mids Fed Chair has said. He has also linked sentencing policy to the morale of officers who have worked hard on building cases. “The message...
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