Police won’t arrest drug addicts or ‘low level’ dealers – even for selling heroin

Nov 24, 2017 | Uncategorized |

The controversial plan will start next month, Chief Constable Mike Barton told the Mail on Sunday .

It is the first time a British police force has decided not to prosecute dealers, who usually face a minimum of 18 months in prison, the newspaper reports.

The new shock move follows a two-year trial of a scheme that allows addicts to avoid court and a criminal record provided they join a four-month ‘Checkpoint’ programme.

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