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Intensified powers making gang members 'consider leaving knives at home'

Stop and searches in capital up 423 per cent in one year.

Different approach: A knife arch search on London's streets

Different approach: A knife arch search on London's streets

Date - 4th June 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Enhanced police powers used “assertively” are driving a fivefold increase in stop and searches as the tide starts to turn on violent crime. Scotland Yard searches under Section 60 of the Public Order Act 1994 leapt from 1,836 in the...
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