One of only five police forces where crime has decreased

The number of public order and vehicle crime offences have fallen in Staffordshire, according to the latest figures.
Staffordshire Police is one of only five forces in the country to see a drop in crime, with a one per cent decrease in the total number of crimes recorded (excluding fraud) compared with year ending June 2018.
The number of offences involving knives is also down by one per cent. The force said this was following work with partners, such as local authorities, to tackle the issue.

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