After analysing Freedom of Information request responses from 29 out of 43 police forces, Channel 4 discovered that the number of police-recorded offenders aged under 18 using a knife or sharp instrument to commit homicide rose by the worryingly high figure of 77% from 26 to 46 from 2016 to 2018.
Here we look at the impact and cases surrounding the possession and/or use of counterfeit money – including the sentencing – which may shock some people!
Earlier this year the Metropolitan Police was in the spotlight over their use of a ‘gang matrix’, and now they are back in the news again.
The law surrounding drug supply can be extremely complex, with factors such as proof of intent to supply and the location of drug supply greatly effecting the way in which you can be sentenced.
A large proportion of recent offences using explosives have been related to cash machine theft, as opposed to the guy Fawkes style attacks of centuries passed.
Participating in Organised Crime is a new offence created by the Serious Crime Act 2015 legislation. Section 45 of the Act makes it an offence to participate in the activities of an organised crime group.