Met defends stop-and-search tactics as it claims limited success in reducing knife crime – The Guardian

Posted November 18th, 2008 in news, offensive weapons, police, stop and search by sally

“The Metropolitan police yesterday claimed a limited success in the fight against knife crime, citing a 12% fall in incidents since May, but at the price of long-term resentment over the widespread use of stop-and-search needed to achieve it.”

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The Guardian, 18th November 2008