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< previous page page_210 next page > Page 210 considered to be a key person from the policing angle. Kennington and the Metropolitan environment is reputed to have the highest incidence of crime in London. Statistics suggest that Lambeth suffers seriously from persons carrying knives. Police in the area, seeking to curb the problem, look towards tightening existing legislation but, since 1984, PACE has constrained the police by equating reasonable suspicion needed to stop and search with that needed to arrest. This obviously makes things difficult for police who are eager to get on top of the situation and erase weapon- related offences. Directives from the Chief Superintendent of Kennington sought to encourage policemen to spot possible carriers of knives. He issued a statement that effectively gave permission to policemen to confiscate offensive weapons without the need to arrest or charge. The Association of Chief
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