Policing

The reality of US city budgets: Police funding eclipses most other agencies

And the link between funding and crime rates isn't clear.

In London, the stats show a link between teen homicide rates and deprivation

Yesterday, the BBC reported the 169th murder of a London teenager in just 10 years.

The pros and cons of water cannon policing

For sale: three water cannon. One previous owner. 90 per cent off.