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Anti-social street crime in Victorian Haggerston

John Goodwyn and James Riley were walking on the Lee Road, Haggerston in North East London. Now an up and coming trendy part of the capital, in the 1860s this… 351 more words

Gang warfare in Blackfriars

The problem of gang crime and youth violence frequently dominates the modern news agenda, especially in London where there have been around 18 reported homicides related to gangs… 397 more words

Gang violence in the West End

In the 1890s London’s papers were full of the ‘hooligan menace’; stories of the unruly and violent behaviour of street gangs dominated the news-feed about crime. 390 more words

To kill for kudos

I joined the police in January 1998, having just started a family and finished working abroad I needed a ‘proper’ job. After training I was posted to Luton and have been in the south of the county ever since. 544 more words

Bedfordshire Police

Announcing my Latest Novel – Danger by Association

I can now announce that my latest novel ‘Danger by Association’, book 3 in the Riverhill Trilogy, is available for pre-order on the Amazon Kindle. Here are the links: 315 more words

Crime Thriller

What is a Sink Estate?

The two housing estates, which form the main settings for my Riverhill Trilogy, are what are often described as sink estates. These are the Riverhill Estate and the Buckthorn Estate. 433 more words

Crime Thriller

Bin the blade

Carrying a knife can have life changing and devastating consequences.

If you set foot in public with a knife – or indeed anything that could be used as a weapon – you not only endanger other people’s lives but also your own. 497 more words

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