'The violence on our streets must end' - police win £1m to fight knife crime in Leicestershire

'This money is desperately needed'

Leicestershire Police has been awarded £1million from the Government to tackle knife crime - and it will put the cash to use immediately.

The force is one of 18 across the country to ask for and receive extra funds from the Home Office, and it said it would use it to fund anti-knife crime activity as soon as this weekend.

Police and crime commissioner Lord (Willy) Bach said: “I’m relieved that our urgent calls for additional funding...
source: Leicester Mercury

2019-04-18 09:29
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