The fresh campaign by Greater Manchester Police (GMP) allows anyone to anonymously drop off illegal or unwanted knives and weapons at dedicated banks in 11 police stations.
The former Manchester Central MP is expected to be one of a number of big-hitters going for the job.
Legal highs, loud music, booze and dodgy barbecues are just some of the anti-social behaviours Manchester sixth form students aimed to prevent by staging a bad house party.
GMP officers are facing an increasing amount of assaults, with new data revealing that the situation has reached a five-year high.
An inquest into the ‘tragic’ death of Jordon Begley after he was Tasered by police has raised ‘serious issues’ about the officers’ conduct – GMP have extended their sympathies to his ‘devastated’ family.
Ron Smith, 77, and Robert Anderson, 71, from Swinton, were shopping at the P&H convenience store on Bolton Road, Pendlebury, when the 19-year-old burst in brandishing a kitchen knife.
Greater Manchester’s Police & Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd has put his name in the hat to become the region’s Interim Mayor as part of the devolution of powers to the city.
Greater Manchester Police internal misconduct rose by 24.3% in the last year according to statistics released by the office for the Police Crime Commissioner.
Councillors and community leaders from across Manchester get together to discuss the impact of public sector cuts on the safety and security of local communities.
Complaints filed against Greater Manchester Police have risen by almost 20% in one year, according to new statistics from the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
Manchester must ‘bin the blade’ during GMP’s month-long knife surrender campaign, according to Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd.