London mayor to institute 'knife control' policies after spate of attacks

London's murder rate has surpassed that of New York City in 2018 so far, and Mayor Sadiq Khan is determined to stop it. The mayor, who branded stop-and-search tactics of suspicious individuals as "racist," now says police will dramatically increase the practice as well as banning home deliveries of knives and acid, which is another popular weapon used by criminals in the city. Daily Wire: Khan announced Friday that the city has created a "violent crime taskforce of 120 officers" tasked with rooting out knife-wielding individuals in public spaces, and is pumping nearly $50 million dollars [sic] into the Metropolitan Police department so that they can better arm themselves against knife attacks.  He's also empowering the Met Police to introduce "targeted patrols with extra stop and search powers for areas worst-affected," according to a statement. No excuses: there is never a reason to carry a knife. Anyone who does...(Read Full Post)