Big fall in number of knives being seized in East Midlands courts

The number of dangerous knives being seized from people at crown courts in the East Midlands has dropped by 75 per cent in the last year.
While nearly 700 knives, including more than 50 illegal blades were seized by security staff at court security gates in England last year, there were just four incidents recorded in the East Midlands in 2018 – down from 16 in 2017 – the lowest number for any region in England.
At the other end of the scale, London had the highest number of knives seized with 258 incidents in the last year.
In all, court security staff seized more than 800 dangerous... read more

 
8 November 2019 in Regional East, Views: 25
Source: Belper News
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