Almost 400 people have united in the community watchdog group
A vigilante mob has taken the law into their own hands after they began patrolling the streets of Birmingham UK in response to the shocking wave of violent crimes sweeping the nation.
Almost 400 people have united in the community watchdog group ‘We Stand Determined’ after many have lost faith in the local police force.
The group is encouraging all its members and residents to report any dangers and threats due to the police ‘failing to do their job.’
Just recently, five thugs attacked a traffic warden in Birmingham in broad daylight, another symptom of the UK’s failing police presence.
Organisers Wayne, Tracy, and Michael founded the group after being notified of a friend being attacked by thieves armed with hammers in his own home.
It is not the just violent crime though.
New statistics show that child sex crimes have skyrocketed by 30 percent during the past year in Mayor Sadiq Khan’s London, as pedophile grooming gangs are on the rise.
Figures show that the number of children reported to have been raped in the UK capital has risen to a staggering 1200 in the last 12 months.
We Stand Determined run twice-weekly patrols across the city, insisting the group is non-violent and endeavors to work in partnership with the police, not against it.
Solihull-based college lecturer Wayne, 47, who swishes to remain anonymous, thinks crime in the UK is getting out of hand.
He said: ‘The way our group started, and the reaction we’ve had, has shown us how many local communities need groups like us to fill in the gaps the authorities simply don’t have the funding for.
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There has been a recent spate of crime in Birmingham recently, and Solihull, in particular, has fallen victim to an increase of just under 1,500 more cases so far this year.
‘People needed someone to turn to, someone who will listen and visit them in their home if a constituent is fearful for their safety. ‘We’re vigilantes, but we’re vigilantes with a twist, working within the law and not against it.
‘Our group is a central place for the local community to come together to log crimes, comment and help stop crime in the area.’ Violent carjackers are jailed Play Video Loaded:
According to the Metro: Sarweeth Rehman and Hussain Ashraf during a BMW carjacking in Shirley, West Midlands.
Also plaguing the city are ‘Corsa Cannibals’ known for stripping down Vauxhall Corsas to sell the parts on.
Tracy said We Stand Determined is not against West Midlands Police, as they understand the force can only do what they can with limited funding.
The group has big plans to generate a new level of support in the area by organizing buddy systems for the elderly and defense classes for anyone who feels unable to protect themselves.
They hope to grow bigger and claim to have representatives based in every area of the country willing to help. Shocking moment driver pulls knife after road rage incident
Tracy, 48, said: ‘We stress to our members that if they see something, they should notify the police first.
‘We would like to join up with the police, but we want to be able to make our own decisions on where the help is really needed, and not where the police tell us to be.’
Wayne added: ‘We hope to gather funding to support our future objectives, at the moment we are totally self-funded.