Information, support and advice for anyone affected
by gun and gang crime in Merseyside

Thank you to all the spectators who attended #TheOpen at Royal Birkdale, for helping to make it a massive success.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Brimstage Rd has now fully re-opened following a 2-car road traffic collision earlier.No-one seriously injured.Overnight stays in hosp only.

Just watched @castofficial? Well we're afraid its time to Walk Away, the show's over. From the four of us here have… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Something happen to you/friends over the weekend? Even if you don't know specifics there's someone to talk to… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

It's been a pleasure policing such a friendly event @the Open @RoyalBirkdale_ - safe journey home, especially if yo… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I be charged with joint enterprise?

A: No, joint enterprise is not a law itself, but means that all those involved in a serious crime such as murder can be charged with the main offence regardless of their role.

Q: What would happen if I was charged with murder?

A: You could serve a life sentence if found guilty of murder. If you carry a gun you could go to prison for up to five years.

Q: How do I avoid the risk of being charged under joint enterprise?

A:

  • Think about who you're with and what they're planning to do
  • Don't carry weapons, know who your friends are and make positive decisions
  • It's up to you to make the right choice - if you stay involved with something that leads to a serious crime, you could be arrested and charged
  • If you're worried about gun crime, click here for more advice and information

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE
THE PERSON CARRYING
THE GUN TO BE SENT
TO JAIL FOR GUN
CRIME OFFENCES