Crime

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July 18, 2020

Knife crime: Shocking rise as UK capital worse hit

Official figures released this week show that knife crime in England and Wales have risen by 6 percent to a record high. Police-recorded offences involving a knife or sharp instrument...

Police numbers plummet as serious crime rises in London

A series of cuts imposed by the British government have left police in London with a significant decrease in the number of officers investigating homicides.Police personnel investigating murder cases in the  Metropolitan Police Service, also known as ...

UK hate crimes at record levels after Brexit vote

Hate crimes in the United Kingdom have risen to record numbers in the three months following Britain’s referendum to exit the European Union, according to a new analysis. More than 14,000 hate crimes were recorded by police departments in England an ...

Communities at risk as capital's policing crisis grows

A future Labour government would scrap costly Police and Crime Commissioners and use the £50 million set aside to stage elections next year to protect the 1,100 police officers due to be cut in 2016.The pledge to safeguard numbers of police came as ...

Knife crime: Shocking rise as UK capital worse hit

Official figures released this week show that knife crime in England and Wales have risen by 6 percent to a record high. Police-recorded offences involving a knife or sharp instrument rose to 46,265 for the year to March, up from 43,706 in t ...

Alarming trend: growth of crimes on social media

More than 16,000 criminal incidents on sites likeTwitter and Facebook, have been reported to police over the last year, according to new figures.Police have seen more people than ever coming forward to complain about abuse and harassment endured while usi ...