Tackling anti-social behaviour.(News)

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service has joined forces with the police to tackle antisocial behaviour.

A new taskforce, the first of its kind in the UK, has been created, bringing together police officers from all disciplines, fire officers, investigators, advocates and the Crown Prosecution Service.

The combined team of over 130, led by Group Manager Chris Case, from MF&RS, and Superintendent John Myles from Merseyside Police, will be available to all areas of Merseyside that experience significant problems with anti-social behaviour.

They will utilise all the very latest law enforcement technology, including ANPR, CCTV head cams and metal detecting gloves alongside traditional policing methods such as low level surveillance and other methods of intelligence gathering methods. …

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