Police praise programme

Gangs and yob culture meant some parts of Plymouth were treated as no go areas especially after dark.

But partnership working between PCSO's, police and the Youth Offending prevention service has seena dramatic change in attitudes, abuse and crime among teenagers.

A person in a uniform was seen as a target is now a friend.

PCSO Joe Danton speaks to Heart about how the scheme has helped the community.

It's taken years to get to this stage:

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