Knife Crime



This course will raise awareness of the issue of knife crime, define what knife rime is and the laws on knife crime, explain why a young person might carry a knife and how carers can help prevent knife crime and create a safe environment for young people.

Aims & objectives

  • Discuss the definition and facts on knife crime
  • Explain why a young person may carry a knife
  • Highlight social media’s involvement in knife crime
  • Explain the 4 R’s
  • Give an understanding of the signs and indicators
  • Discuss how we can talk to young people and aid prevention


Course Audience – Practitioners in the Looked After Children’s Sector.

Course length – 20-30 minutes.


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