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

We can confirm a 48-year-old man, from Thatto Heath, has been arrested on suspicion of grooming a child under 16-ye… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

We are appealing for information after an armed robbery in Walton on Friday evening 17 November, 2017. At 9.40pm… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

We can confirm an investigation is ongoing after a road traffic collision in Liverpool City Centre on Saturday, 18… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

We can confirm officers were in attendance on Washington Parade/Vermont Way, Bootle, on Saturday 18 November 2017 f… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

We are appealing for information after an armed robbery in Waterloo on Friday evening (17 November, 2017). At ar… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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