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This Months Poll

Should the Government do more to address the social causes of crime?

Last Month's results

Do you think ‘policing by consent’ is under threat?
No No 18.31%
Yes Yes 81.69%

The new Chief Inspector of Constabulary, Tom Winsor, has said that the first priority of the police should be crime prevention. But there are reasons why this is easier said than done in the present climate of austerity. Read about it in the latest issue of Metline, as well as how scientists are trying to produce crime forecasts and why the Met was once accused of conducting a reign of terror against women.

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