Tag: knife crime

‘Trap Houses’ targeted in South Leeds crime crackdown

Drug dealing ‘trap houses’ that blight local communities were targeted this week when neighbourhood policing officers, backed by a range of specialist teams, mounted a major crackdown in south Leeds. Officers from the Leeds South Neighbourhood Policing Team led a series of drugs warrants on Wednesday (6 July 2022) as

Crackdown on violent crime welcome in Hunslet & Riverside

Knife crime has risen nationally in the past 10 years, but following the introduction of the West Yorkshire Police initiative, Operation Jemlock in April 2019, the region continues to buck the trend. Speaking in response to the most recent data released on the operation, the Chair of the West Yorkshire