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Conference seeks to tackle gang culture

Madeleine Davies

by Madeleine Davies

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 @ 12:18

Madeleine Davies reports loud applause for the police officer who said that faith mattered

A SENIOR Metropolitan police officer told a conference on gangs on Saturday of the "desperate need for prayer" in a society "addicted to violence".

Chief Superintendent John Sutherland, currently serving in the borough of Southwark, told the conference "Tackling Britain's Gang Culture", organised by the urban youth charity XLP, that domestic violence was "the single greatest cause of harm in society", and that the absence of good fathers was a "critical issue". The stories of sexual ...

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