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Call to tackle police violence against young people

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  • Thursday, October 13, 2016
Police officers should receive specific training on how to communicate and deal with children and young people, as part of efforts to tackle the use of violence against them, a children's rights organisation has said. ?

Riots response has made gangs more violent

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  • Monday, June 6, 2016
Moves to arrest hundreds of gang members in the wake of last year's riots has led to an increase in violence, chaos and anarchy because younger inexperienced members are filling the leadership vacuum, a think-tank says.

Youth custody figures hit new low

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  • Thursday, June 19, 2014
Numbers of under-18s in custody have fallen to a new low, but black and ethnic minority young people now make up four out of every 10 of those detained, latest figures reveal.