Knife crime

Southampton teens produce rap video to stop knife crime
Hampshire Constabulary has teamed up with a group of teenagers to produce a rap about the dangers of knife crime.

Knife bins installed at police stations

Knife bins are being installed at four Warwickshire Police stations as part of a nationwide crackdown on knife crime.

Knife crime poster
Warwickshire Police

There were 272 knife-related incidents in the county in the 12 months to March this year as knife crime rose 8% across England and Wales.

West Midlands Police has used a convicted murderer to front its latest anti-knife campaign.

YouTuber Alberto Dumba raising awareness of knife crime
The 21-year-old says he moved away from Newcastle after seeing people his own age getting involved in knife crime.

A week in the life of a London trauma surgeon

Sam Francis

BBC News, London

Prof Karim Brohi

Every 75 minutes, someone in London is admitted to hospital with traumatic injuries, according to the capital's ambulance service.

In a week-long diary for the BBC, the London Trauma System's clinical director Professor Karim Brohi describes the moment he held a stabbed man's heart in his hands and how rising knife crime is "taking its toll" on the healthcare system.

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