Treat violent crime like a disease, says Home secretary Sajid Javid

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Home secretary Sajid Javid will call for a 'public health' approach to crime which will see violence treated as a contagious disease, according to reports.

Mr Javid is set to make the announcement at the Conservative party conference where he will give police officers, teachers, social workers and council officials a new legal duty to take a 'public health' approach ahead when dealing with gang violence.

Plan - Surge - Stabbings - Shootings - England

The plan comes amid a surge in stabbings and shootings plaguing England and Wales, it is claimed.

The Conservative MP for Bromsgrove is to establish a £200 million youth endowment fund and encourage public service officials to identify young people in danger of becoming involved in violent crime, the Daily Telegraph reports.

Health - Approach - Chicago - US - Scotland

Taking a 'public health approach' to violence, pioneered in Chicago in the US in 2000, has been successfully used in Scotland for more than a decade.

The move involves identifying young people in danger of becoming involved in crime using 'risk factors' such as truancy, school exclusion and domestic violence.

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