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

A 29-year-old man from St Helens was in court in Warrington today having been charged with assaulting two police of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Have you seen #missing teen Kia Boyd? If you know where she is, have heard from her or can put us in touch with her… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A joint investigation between Merseyside Police and @DWP @dwppressoffice has resulted in the sentencing of a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Officers remain in attendance at an industrial premises on Picton Road, Wavertree following an industrial incident… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 28 yr-old man from #Litherland has been jailed for 4 years after admitting being concerned in the supply of Class… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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