Black military officers are to be drafted in to work with youths at risk of being sucked into inner city teenage violence, the Guardian has learned.

Senior figures, including Air Commodore David Case, the highest ranking black officer in the forces, have been approached as part of a drive to tackle the gang problem. The initiative will also involve senior police officers, such as Tarique Ghaffur, the Met assistant commissioner and highest-ranked minority officer at Scotland Yard.

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