According to a Summit News report, car theft in London is now de facto decriminalized. New reports have surfaced indicating that less than 1% of vehicle thefts in London end up with criminal charges.
“Out of the nearly 55,000 thefts from vehicles in London last year, Scotland Yard only solved 271, representing just an 0.5 per cent success rate, according to an analysis of Home Office data conducted by The Telegraph,” per a Breitbart report.
“According to the broadsheet, only two major police forces fared worse than London in successfully charging car thieves, with the West Midlands and Surrey police forces only maintaining a 0.4 per cent charging rate,” the report added.
In light of these figures, Rick Muir, the director of the Police Foundation think tank, said that car thefts had been “effectively decriminalized” and that this has encouraged criminals to continue carrying out similar crimes, knowing full well that they won’t be brought to justice…