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The London model: can an approach from Glasgow end London’s knife crime crisis?

The "Glasgow model" has been widely praised as a way of tackling violent crime. Now, the same approach will be tried in London. But as knife crime continues to dominate the front pages, can it really make a difference?

By Shanae Dennis  

A policeman holds up crime tape. Photo: PA

It is rare for a week to go by without news of bloodshed on London streets. 17 teenagers have already tragically lost their lives as a result of knife crime this year. With the number of knife crime offences in 2018 being the highest in almost a decade, what can we expect for 2019?

On the 8th January, the city was shaken by the brutal murder of Jayden Moodie, aged only 14…

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