These films show just how devastating and far reaching the split second decision to pick up a knife can be.
Learn about the consequences and see how quickly things can turn bad if you carry a knife. Plus hear from people who have to deal first hand with the consequences of knife crime in their jobs.
Our films highlight the dangers and consequences of carrying a knife, many made with direct involvement from young people in areas most affected by violent crime.
A split second decision turns Mark’s life upside down. And it’s not just his life that’s ruined—his choice affects those closest to him too.View video
An embalmer describes dealing with the bodies of victims of knife crime as part of his job.
A paramedic speaks of his experiences treating seriously (and fatally) injured knife crime victims.View video
Learn how a knife affected one teen as he found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time.View video
If you get caught up in knife crime, you’re not just going to get a slap on the wrists. It doesn’t matter if it’s for your own protection or if you are carrying a knife for someone else. Just carrying a knife can get you sent to prison for up to four years, even if you don’t use it.
"My life changed forever."
You can't predict the impact of carrying a knife. See how three lives were totally changed.