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Violent crime is rising, statistics show

Homicide, robbery, gun and knife crime all up across England and Wales.

A Met Police knife amnesty last year

A Met Police knife amnesty last year

Date - 26th April 2018
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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The majority of police forces have seen a rise in violent crime, new figures show. Official figures for England and Wales recorded rises in knife and gun crime, homicide and robbery last year. Forces logged 39,598 offences involving a knife or...
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