Police and schools in the city are committed to working together to protect our young people from becoming victims of knife and weapons crime.
We use a range of tactics including educational inputs and in-school searches to ensure that students are well-informed about the consequences of carrying weapons and identify those that continue to do so.
It is important that the police, schools and families work together to protect young people. To do this, parents must be aware of the warning signs and talk to children about carrying weapons. The consequences of being found in possession of a knife are serious and long lasting, affecting education, employment and travel opportunities, but most crucially, life. Read more…..