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07 February 2019 The government is ‘failing a generation’ as the murder rate for young people rockets and stabbing deaths reach the highest level on record. That’s the reaction of the Police Federation of England and Wales as new homicide data shows 285 people were stabbed to...

Responding to the Home Office’s announcement of new police powers to tackle knife crime, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Duncan Ball, National Police Chiefs’ Council lead for Knife Crime, said: “We welcome the new powers announced today by the Home Office. The introduction of Knife Crime Prevention Orders...

31 January 2019 National Chair John Apter New plans aimed at tacking the country’s knife-crime epidemic have been described as ‘merely tinkering around the edges of the problem’ by the Police Federation of England and Wales. The new measures announced by the Home Office today include: the introduction of Knife...