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Met chief: Gangs a serious problem in London

A squad of 1,000 police officers dedicated to tackling gang-related crime in London is being launched as part of a crackdown by the Metropolitan Police.

The Trident Gang Crime Command will monitor gang activity across London.

Speaking to the BBC Breakfast, Met Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe said that gangs were a very serious problem in the capital and that members should expect "a knock on the door" from police.

  • 08 Feb 2012
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