The statistics show a 43% decline from 25,170 at 1 April 2012 to 14,348 at 1 April 2019.
Almost a thousand people in Greater Manchester have been sitting on police bail for more than six months, MM has learned.
A criminal record is an immediate turn off for most employers and you could argue that this puts ordinary people off committing crime almost as much as the threat of prison time does.
A Salford man has been shot in the hip and investigating officers believe it may be connected to the ‘targeted attack’ that killed Paul Massey a few weeks ago.
Raped, shunned, threatened: Manchester woman’s courage sees man, who raped her when she was 14, jailed
A Manchester man has been sentenced for the rape of a 14-year-old girl, following an investigation in which the victim and leading officer were threatened with rape via text messages from another man.
Manchester City Council has threatened to shut down homeless camps across the city centre as Homeless Rights for Justice campaigners have relocated to the Castlefield Bowl.
This is a sad day for Britain. We weren’t expecting – or even asking for – a revolution, but a lot of people I know were looking for some kind of change to a system with which millions feel extreme disaffection.
Less than 100 young people have fallen foul of the law in the borough in 2013/14, with Wigan Council’s restorative justice service playing a part in pushing the figures down
Silence in the court! Manchester lawyers stage walk-out protest against government cuts to legal aid
Protesters have gathered outside Manchester Crown Court
‘Stop the attacks’: Impact of cuts on legal aid and public sector jobs prompts union anger in Manchester protest
Public sector workers demonstrated at Manchester Civil Justice Centre
Manchester police chief defends 10,000 apologies and community resolutions dished out instead of prison sentences
ACC Shewan claims resolution ‘more effective’ than prison