Police forces are dealing with up to 14% of violent crimes against the person through "community resolutions", as police cuts bites and the number of officers falls, Labour party research has found.
Community resolutions, where criminals apologise to victims, are being used to deal with serious offences including domestic violence and knife crime, a Labour Freedom of Information request found.
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