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

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Telegraph Road/ Station Road, Thurstaston is now fully open , thank you for your patience. #police #drivesafe .👍

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Please be aware that Riveacre Road, Hooton is currently closed due to a Road Traffic Collision . Emergency services are in attendance. 👮

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Drivers please be aware travelling on Telegraph Road, Heswall, as there is currently a fallen trailer blocking the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Across the Merseyside area - we've recalled 10 to prison this week and arrested 41 others wanted on warrants. Great… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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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