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Police fix crime statistics to meet targets, MPs told

A committee of MPs has heard claims that police forces in England and Wales are routinely manipulating crime figures to meet government performance targets.

A Met Police whistleblower claimed rape and sexual offences were being under-reported by as much as a quarter.

Sophie Hutchinson reports.

  • 19 Nov 2013
  • From the section UK