Changes to legislation, brought about by the Offensive Weapons Act 2019, mean that from today (14/7) it is now an offence to possess certain items such as knuckledusters, throwing stars and zombie knives, even in private.
The horrific incident that took place on Saturday morning in the Two Mile Ash area of Milton Keynes will have shocked the whole community. It is a tragedy for the families of the two men who have died and we must not forget that a young boy remains in hospital in a serious condition.
I want to say a big thank you to the more than 313,000 people across Thames Valley who voted for me to become your Police & Crime Commissioner. I am honoured to take up the role and am committed to serving every community across Thames Valley to cut crime and make our streets safer.
Thames Valley Police receives an extra £735,000 to tackle serious violent crime, including knife crime and murder.
This investment is part of the £130.5 million funding package announced to tackle serious violent crime across England and Wales.