Brits Adopt U.S.-Style Policing To Quell Violence

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/10/03/international/europe/03MANC.html?8hpib Michael Todd, the police chief in Manchester, England, is among British law enforcement officials who are "being asked to modernize their forces and take their community policing cues" from the United States, the New York Times reports. Britain's major cities have seen an alarming jump in gun-related and violent crime. Gang warfare, drive-by shootings, and crack dealing, once seemingly confined to the U.S., have become common. Assaults, robberies . . .

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