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20 December 2007

BBC News

In the world of policing, news travels fast. So when the city of Cincinnati, Ohio managed to reduce its murder rate from 89 in 2006 to 55 in 2007, police forces in both America and the UK took notice. Officers with the Metropolitan Police, plagued by their own deadly gang problems, decided last summer to pay a visit to learn more. "They thought our methods were applicable to the violence in London, and took back the methodology," Greg Baker, head of community... (

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