My decades of experience suggest that the knowledge, experience, and will to combat this crisis is out there. We need to tap it.
Posts Tagged: Crime & anti social behaviour
Young people must have a sense of active citizenship. A reassertion of respect for authority figures is needed.
Too many lives are marred by the unrestrained destructive behaviour of a minority. The poorest and most vulnerable suffer the most.
Aggressive begging has discouraged people from visiting the town centre. The Labour Council has failed to deal with the problem.
The Home Office minister explains some of the factors behind the rise in violent crime and challenges the idea that cuts to police numbers are to blame.
“Targeting stop-and-search rather than just going randomly around saying ‘I think you look like you might be a gang member.'”
The Housing Secretary tells Marr how the Government is going to respond to the wave of knife crime in London.
We nicknamed our Community Safety Partnership Hub the Al Capone Group – remembering that notorious gangster was actually sent to prison for tax evasion.
The Prime Minister speaks after Lidington announced a review of the Parole Board.
With a million incidents a year, the fines are too low. Some councils are taking no enforcement action at all.
Building up these vital links can both help individuals to reform and prevent their children following them into the prison system.
The Information Commissioner should provide stronger guidance to ensure councillors are not obstructed from fulfilling their role.
Danny Kruger: Prison drugs policy is itself like an addict. Always chasing a higher high – with diminishing returns.
We won’t tackle the problem until prisoners have something better to do with their time than smoke themselves into another world.
Without sufficient staff and resources, governors will find it impossible to deliver the programmes prisoners need to avoid recidivism.
Call that white flight if you like. Call it “white avoidance” if you must. I prefer to call it civilised, bourgeois, suburban safety.