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thetimes.co.uk 20 days ago
Democrat cities in America hit by wave of violent crime after cuts to police

Democrat cities in America hit by wave of violent crime after cuts to police

A surge in violent crime across America is causing a dramatic backlash against policies to “defund the police”, with the Democratic authorities in several citi [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 57 days ago
Covid restriction protests in European cities turn violent

Covid restriction protests in European cities turn violent

Thousands of demonstrators poured onto the streets of European capitals at the weekend as governments stepped up restrictions to combat the latest Covid wave s [...]

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express.co.uk 80 days ago
Prince Charles urges radical rethink of our cities to combat climate change

Prince Charles urges radical rethink of our cities to combat climate change

PRINCE Charles today lays out his radical vision of how we can live better lives and combat climate change.

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express.co.uk 116 days ago
Cardiff named one of least safe cities in UK - after rise in knife crime and murders

Cardiff named one of least safe cities in UK - after rise in knife crime and murders

Cardiff is deemed one of the least safe cities in the UK due to an increase in knife crime, murders, vandalism and car theft, according to people living there. [...]

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mirror.co.uk 134 days ago
Young mum leaps from window to escape violent boyfriend threatening to kill her

Young mum leaps from window to escape violent boyfriend threatening to kill her

Jayden Knight, 28, has been jailed for three years and nine months after Amy Bradbury jumped from a first floor window when he held a knife to her throat in a [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 169 days ago
Prosecutions for violent crime fall to lowest level in a decade

Prosecutions for violent crime fall to lowest level in a decade

The proportion of people charged with violent crime has fallen to the lowest level in ten years, official figures show.

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express.co.uk 179 days ago
Half of victims who suffer violent crime lose faith in justice

Half of victims who suffer violent crime lose faith in justice

ALMOST half the victims of violent crime give up on achieving justice because of delays of up to four years in seeing their attackers tried, it has been reveal [...]

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'Don't regret your night out': More police in town centres to tackle violent crime

'Don't regret your night out': More police in town centres to tackle violent crime

MORE police patrol and an increase in security staff in town centres will be tasked with keeping violent crime to a minimum.

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economist.com 224 days ago
“Cities are going to need more policing than activists would ideally like”—America’s crime spike

“Cities are going to need more policing than activists would ideally like”—America’s crime spike

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standard.co.uk 228 days ago
Police chief warns of violent crime explosion after park stabbings

Police chief warns of violent crime explosion after park stabbings

Police are warning of a “pressure cooker” situation that could result in further serious violence in London after men brandishing machetes fought in public.

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heraldscotland.com 244 days ago
Violent crime convictions jump 20 due to ‘bad year’ for assaults

Violent crime convictions jump 20 due to ‘bad year’ for assaults

Violent crime convictions in Scotland have jumped by more than one fifth, with increases in attempted murder, serious assault and robbery.

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dailymail.co.uk 251 days ago
2020 was safest year on record as violent crime plunged

2020 was safest year on record as violent crime plunged

Covid-19 restrictions meant 56,653 fewer people were treated in hospital for violence-related injuries in England and Wales in 2020 compared to the previous ye [...]

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standard.co.uk 264 days ago
Sadiq Khan's popularity sinks after long summer of violent crime

Sadiq Khan's popularity sinks after long summer of violent crime

Sadiq Khan’s ratings have plunged to their lowest yet after a long summer of violent crime.

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heraldscotland.com 272 days ago
Tories claim SNP's Indyref2 focus would see drug deaths and violent crime soar

Tories claim SNP's Indyref2 focus would see drug deaths and violent crime soar

DOUGLAS Ross has claimed that a re-elected SNP Government would “drag Scotland down” by focusing on an independence referendum rather than…

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birminghammail.co.uk 314 days ago
Extra £3m to tackle region's violent crime - but not for more officers

Extra £3m to tackle region's violent crime - but not for more officers

Because it's a one off cash payment, it cannot be spent recruiting extra officers and instead will be used to boost hours for officers and short-term contracts

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kentonline.co.uk 32 days ago
'Booze is fuelling violent crime'

'Booze is fuelling violent crime'

Letting a takeaway run an alcohol delivery service will contribute to a rise in domestic abuse, say community leaders and the police.

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heraldscotland.com 86 days ago
NEIL MACKAY’S BIG READ: Prison reformers damn 'absolutely grim' Scottish jails - and call for revolutionary rethink of crime and punishment

NEIL MACKAY’S BIG READ: Prison reformers damn 'absolutely grim' Scottish jails - and call for revolutionary rethink of crime and punishment

Two of the country’s top prison reformers are stepping down after decades on the job. Here, in a no-holds-barred conversation with our Writer at…

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telegraph.co.uk 123 days ago
'Hotspot policing' rolled out to more forces after violent crime fell by 70 per cent in pilot scheme

'Hotspot policing' rolled out to more forces after violent crime fell by 70 per cent in pilot scheme

Plus: Kit Malthouse, the Policing Minister, writes for The Telegraph below on why the Government is committed to making streets safer

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express.co.uk 134 days ago
Police need to get a grip on violent crime, says JAMES WHALE

Police need to get a grip on violent crime, says JAMES WHALE

OVER THE past few weeks I've been amazed by the amount of reported stabbings and fights. They have been among young people and I suppose you could make the arg [...]

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standard.co.uk 173 days ago
Johnson’s tone-deaf plan for violent crime won’t help to turn the tide

Johnson’s tone-deaf plan for violent crime won’t help to turn the tide

When I was investigating the unsolved Brixton murder of 20-year-old Adrian Marriott in 2004 for the Evening Standard, I interviewed his mother Ruth. At the tim [...]

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scotsman.com 184 days ago
How Scotland's cities are key to fostering green economic revolution and cutting carbon emissions – Polly Billington

How Scotland's cities are key to fostering green economic revolution and cutting carbon emissions – Polly Billington

Does money grow on trees? New research shows that planting just one tree can generate a net economic return of £8,000 over the long term, generating jobs and b [...]

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We are going to fight violent crime and high harm

"We are going to fight violent crime and high harm"

NEW Dorset police and crime commissioner David Sidwick has tackled what he says are ‘myths’ about him.

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dailyrecord.co.uk 224 days ago
Local violent and drug crime numbers have increased since the first lockdown

Local violent and drug crime numbers have increased since the first lockdown

Officers recorded a near 12 per cent hike in these offences over the past year as the result of proactive policing

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scotsman.com 232 days ago
Covid pandemic response key to cutting crime, says Scottish expert

Covid pandemic response key to cutting crime, says Scottish expert

Crime could be dramatically reduced in Scotland if the justice system considered it a public health issue, according to the woman who helped to tackle Glasgow’ [...]

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heraldscotland.com 244 days ago
Analysis: Hard slog to bring down Scotland's stagnant violent crime levels

Analysis: Hard slog to bring down Scotland's stagnant violent crime levels

At first look, a 21 increase in violent crime convictions is pretty staggering - especially for a country that has received worldwide praise for…

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thesun.co.uk 251 days ago
Violent criminals will be banged up for longer as Police & Crime Bill goes ahead

Violent criminals will be banged up for longer as Police & Crime Bill goes ahead

VIOLENT criminals will serve more time behind bars after ministers vowed to toughen sentences in today’s Queen’s Speech. Rapists and killers banged up for less [...]

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chroniclelive.co.uk 264 days ago
Fears violent crime will surge in North East after funding slashed by 40%

Fears violent crime will surge in North East after funding slashed by 40%

Kim McGuinness says fighting crime in the region will be harder - particularly at a time when lockdown is easing and pubs reopening

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dailyrecord.co.uk 274 days ago
Violent crime unit launches in Ayr aiming to tackle poverty driven attacks

Violent crime unit launches in Ayr aiming to tackle poverty driven attacks

The specialist team aim to stop attacks from happening by looking at the root case of violence.

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standard.co.uk 292 days ago
Key questions Sadiq Khan faces on London’s violent crime problem

Key questions Sadiq Khan faces on London’s violent crime problem

Today we start the first in a series of reports looking at the Mayor’s record on key issues. In the first of three pieces examining crime, Martin Bentham looks [...]

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dailyrecord.co.uk 308 days ago
Violent crime in Scotland down by nearly 40% in a decade

Violent crime in Scotland down by nearly 40% in a decade

The vast majority of all violent crimes were minor assaults not resulting in injury.

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thetimes.co.uk 57 days ago
Violent crime against women gets the same status as terrorist attacks

Violent crime against women gets the same status as terrorist attacks

Violence against women and girls will be elevated to the same status as terrorism under a proposed government directive, The Times has learnt.Chief constables [...]

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thesun.co.uk 106 days ago
Labour slam courts' backlog with over 500 violent crime or sexual abuse victims waiting two or more years before cases

Labour slam courts' backlog with over 500 violent crime or sexual abuse victims waiting two or more years before cases

OVER 500 violent crime or sexual abuse victims have been waiting two or more years before court cases, stats show. Nearly 2,000 victims of all offences have be [...]

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dailyrecord.co.uk 131 days ago
Primary age children involved in violent crime as assault numbers rise

Primary age children involved in violent crime as assault numbers rise

Chief Superintendent Phil Davison presented the April 1 to June 30 review to Perth and Kinross Council’s housing and communities committee on September 8

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heraldscotland.com 152 days ago
Violent crime rise fuelled by increase in threats and extortion

Violent crime rise fuelled by increase in threats and extortion

VIOLENT crimes have risen in the last year, figures show, fuelled by a boom in threats and extortion.

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standard.co.uk 173 days ago
Twenty-one arrests in crackdown on violent crime across London

Twenty-one arrests in crackdown on violent crime across London

Police have arrested 21 people after dozens of raids across London in a crackdown on violent crime.

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express.co.uk 185 days ago
Wake up, Sadiq! Police boss destroys London Mayor's plan to fight violent crime surge

Wake up, Sadiq! Police boss destroys London Mayor's plan to fight violent crime surge

SADIQ KHAN'S plan to deploy extra police officers on the streets to prevent London from making unwanted history following a sudden surge in violent crime acros [...]

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liverpoolecho.co.uk 201 days ago
Updates as police raid homes across city in violent crime blitz

Updates as police raid homes across city in violent crime blitz

The ECHO is with Merseyside Police as they raid homes this morning in drugs and violent crime blitz

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dailymail.co.uk 244 days ago
Stats chief rebukes Keir Starmer for claiming violent crime is rising

Stats chief rebukes Keir Starmer for claiming violent crime is rising

The Labour leader was censured by Sir David Norgrove, the chairman of the UK Statistics Authority, for claiming that violent offences have been going up under [...]

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mirror.co.uk 246 days ago
Susanna Reid grills Sadiq Khan on violent crime rising in London 'on his watch'

Susanna Reid grills Sadiq Khan on violent crime rising in London 'on his watch'

Good Morning Britain's Susanna Reid told London Mayor Sadiq Khan violent crime was rising "on his watch" as she asked him if London is really safe at all

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standard.co.uk 259 days ago
Violent crime crisis dents Sadiq’s poll lead with just days to go

Violent crime crisis dents Sadiq’s poll lead with just days to go

Mayor could be denied first-round victory as most voters think knife offences are getting worse

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expressandstar.com 270 days ago
Home Secretary's vow for more visible policing to aid violent crime crackdown

Home Secretary's vow for more visible policing to aid violent crime crackdown

Priti Patel has said she will back West Midlands Police to go after criminals "in a way that hasn't happened for 10 years".

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Women made up more than half of all violent crime victims in last three years

Women made up more than half of all violent crime victims in last three years

WOMEN made up more than half the victims of all violent crime in the last three years, Labour analysis of recorded crime data revealed yesterday.... The Office [...]

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expressandstar.com 308 days ago
Police officers could be placed in schools amid violent crime clampdown plans

Police officers could be placed in schools amid violent crime clampdown plans

Police officers could be placed in schools as part of plans to clamp down on violent crime in the region.

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