Durham first force to not prosecute low-level drug dealers

Chief constable encourages other forces to trial the controversial programme following its success.

Chief Constable Mike Barton

Chief Constable Mike Barton

Date - 19th December 2017
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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Low-level drug dealers taken into custody will be given the opportunity to avoid prosecution. Durham’s Chief Constable Mike Barton told Police Oracle vulnerable people forced into a situation where they sell drugs will be better off...
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