Cleveland PCC says funding formula for money for violent crime is flawed

Cleveland's Police and Crime Commissioner has urged the Home Office to rethink its funding to cut violent crime. Barry Coppinger questioned the use of hospital admission data to decide which forces receive money for Violence Reduction Units.

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