Riots wreaked havoc across the Midlands in the summer of 2011, with people injured, shops smashed and looted, and costing the taxpayer more than £1 million in policing costs alone.
It was after the riots that the government launched a £400m fund to help 'troubled families' to try to prevent the same thing happening again, by getting truanting children back into school, helping adults back into work and cracking down on anti-social behaviour.
Figures released today reveal the project has been hugely successful in some areas - such as Leicestershire - other areas have seen only small results.
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More than a dozen people have gathered in Birmingham city centre today in a show of solidarity for the family of Mark Duggan.
Bearing posters calling for "justice" and declaring "No to police violence", the protesters met outside the West Midlands Police headquarters, at Lloyd House.
Mr Duggan was killed when he was shot by police in London in 2011, sparking the riots which then spread across the country - including major violence in Birmingham and Wolverhampton.
His family has expressed outrage at the verdict of an inquest jury, which ruled he had been killed lawfully.
A solidarity event for Mark Duggan's family is to be held in Birmingham city centre this afternoon.
It will coincide with a similar event being held by the Duggan family, who are due to hold a vigil at Tottenham police station in London.
Police say they are still looking for 79 suspects in connection with the Birmingham riots in August 2011.
West Midlands Police say they have prosecuted the majority of people involved and are warning the remaining few that they will be caught.
A list of the remaining suspects can be found here.
Police have warned rioters involved in the disorder across the West Midlands two years ago that they are still chasing those that have not been found and held accountable.
West Midlands Police said 90 per cent of those involved have been identified and dealt with.
The total number of arrests on the two-year anniversary stands at 775. The force is still attempting to trace 79 suspects.
Even two years on, we have detectives regularly reviewing the information we have about the outstanding suspects and going after them.
If you were involved and we haven’t yet come for you and you’re sat at home thinking you’ve got away with it, my message to you is that you haven’t.
We will find you and we will use the full force of the law to bring you to justice. The best thing you can do is hand yourself in.
Today marks two years since the riots in the Midlands.
Canning Circus Police Station in Nottingham was firebombed during the disorder but much of the trouble in the region centred on Birmingham.
West Midlands Police say 90 per cent of those responsible had been dealt with and they are still attempting to trace 79 suspects.
The Home Office has commissioned an independent review of the Riot (Damages) Act 1886, which is being led by Mr Neil Kinghan.
As part of the review, Mr Kinghan will be visiting the areas most affected by the riots of August 2011, including Birmingham.
He will be talking to local residents and businesses who were affected by the riots and holding meetings on Friday 14 June.
The meetings will be held at Birmingham City Council House in Victoria Square at:
• 4pm-5:30pm for businesses
• 7pm-8:30pm for residents
A father whose son was killed during the 2011 riots in Birmingham, has travelled to Syria to deliver one million kilos of flour to the victims of the war.
Six million people face starvation after two years of fighting and Tariq Jahan says the pain of losing a child spurred him on to make the trip and help others. Victoria Davies reports.