Gangs, Guns And Knives

The Search For Solutions

Winifred Robinson looks at attempts to combat gun and knife crime. With the issue now high on the political agenda, many different approaches are being tried. Merseyside Police are operating regular sweeps in certain areas, with youngsters on the fringes of gang activity taken to a place of safety where work begins with them and their families. In Birmingham and London, mediators intervene in disputes between those involved in illegal activity to try to stop the violence escalating.

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The Search For Solutions

Winifred Robinson looks at attempts to combat gun and knife crime. With the issue now high on the political agenda, many different approaches are being tried. Merseyside Police are operating regular sweeps in certain areas, with youngsters on the fringes of gang activity taken to a place of safety where work begins with them and their families. In Birmingham and London, mediators intervene in disputes between those involved in illegal activity to try to stop the violence escalating.