Rising crime is symptom of inequality, says senior Met chief

Patricia Gallan says inequality leads people to feel like they ‘do not have a stake in society’One of Britain’s most senior police chiefs has intervened in the debate about rising crime, saying social inequality is a cause that needs tackling and that those arrested and jailed tend to be people with less money and opportunity.The Metropolitan police assistant commissioner Patricia Gallan told the Guardian that “children are not born bad” and called for a wider effort to deal with inequalities that leave people feeling like “they do not have a stake in society”. Continue reading......

0 Published By - Theguardian.com - Latest UK news and comment - 2018.06.14. 07:00
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