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Home Secretary to announce new public health duty to tackle serious violence

Forces to 'work together' with bodies mirroring police trailblazers in Scotland and London.

Knife crime: The government intends to amend the Crime and Disorder Act to ensure serious violence is an explicit priority for community safety partnerships

Knife crime: The government intends to amend the Crime and Disorder Act to ensure serious violence is an explicit priority for community safety partnerships

Date - 15th July 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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A new legal duty on public bodies to help prevent and tackle serious violence which plans to take a leaf out of policing trailblazers in Glasgow and London will be announced by the Home Secretary. As part of the public health duty, to be set out...
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