"Our Generation's Epidemic" - Knife crime report released by Youth Select Committee

Knife crime epidemic fueled by cuts to vital services, Youth Select Committee concludes

Violence in London: what we know and how to respond

A report commissioned by the Mayor of London's Violence Reduction Unit

Knife Crime Offences at a 10 year high

​Link to BBC article covering the Ministry of Justice crime figures released this week

The Raising Toll - Knife killings in England and Wales from 1980-2018

Guardian Newspaper article which captures the level of knife related murders over a 30 year period.

NHS figures show knife-related hospital admissions rise

BBC article covering the rise in knife related admission to hospitals

How many fatal stabbings have there been in London since New Year's Eve?

Between New Year's Eve and the 23 of February 2018, 15 people had been stabbed to death in London, five of whom were teenagers.

The BBC's interpretation of Knife Crime data for England and Wales (January 2018)

Great article from the BBC's Danny Shaw translating the latest crime figures into a series of graphs

Freedom of Information Data on knife crime cautions given to under 18's from the Sun online

Data outlining the increase in the number of knife possessions by under 18's

Beyond the Blade

A series of must read articles on knife crime from the Guardian's Editor In Chief.

Statistics on Knife Seizures in London Schools – From March 2017

Statistics released by the Met Police show that knife seizures in schools has doubled in the last 5 years.

Young people attitudes to knife crime

On line BBC article which includes interview with young people

Brooke Kinsella MBE report for the Home Office on knife crime (2011)

Tackling Knife Crime Together a report by Brooke Kinsella MBE highlighting good practice and making recommendation for reducing knife crime.

C4 Street Crime Commission - Gun and Knife Crime

Written in 2008 this is a excellent analysis of patterns and significant trends in ‘gun and knife crime’ across the country at that time.