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Forces urged to share data on machete finds for new laws

DAC Graham McNulty also highlights the work on knife crime by Trading Standards which he says is largely unsung.

A knife arch in use outside a shopping centre

A knife arch in use outside a shopping centre

Date - 26th May 2022
By - Chris Smith
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Forces have been urged to collect detailed data on weapon use and share it at national level to tackle the use of long bladed weapons such as machetes. The national lead on violent crime told Police Oracle that further legislation may be needed to...
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