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How are experiments in the Midlands leading to safer streets?

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West Midlands police are testing and learning from different approaches to several community safety challenges.

The police are in a tricky position. When crime rates go down it is often claimed as a success for great policing.  When they go up we can become socio-economic commentators, blaming the bad news on the economy, unemployment or the rise of digital technology.  We can’t have it both ways!