Malthouse: Stop and search must be ‘done with respect’

Policing minister Kit Malthouse has described police stop-and-search powers as “quite a blunt instrument”, but says he feels “there is a place for it in the police armoury against knife crime”. Mr Malthouse added: “We have to make sure stop and search is done with respect”. He was speaking on a patrol with police officers in Peterborough as part of a week-long anti-knife crime initiative.

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