Knife, gun and gang crime

Guidance and regulation

  1. Firearms security: a brief guide
  2. Criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults: county lines
  3. Adapting shotgun magazines and deactivating firearms
  4. Knives and offensive weapons information
  5. Advice to schools and colleges on gangs and youth violence
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News and communications

  1. Draft guidance published to underpin the Offensive Weapons Act
  2. Special #knifefree chicken boxes launched across the country
  3. Funding for Violence Reduction Units announced
  4. Government lifts emergency stop and search restrictions
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Research and statistics

  1. Crime in England and Wales: year ending March 2020
  2. Home Office – Statistics at Home Office
  3. Homicide in England and Wales: year ending March 2019
  4. Knife and Offensive Weapon Sentencing Statistics: July to September 2019
  5. Exploring the nature of muslim groups and related gang activity in 3 high security prisons: Findings from qualitative research
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Offensive Weapons Act 2019: draft statutory guidance
  2. Knife Crime Prevention Orders (KCPOs): guidance
  3. Offensive and dangerous weapons: new legislation
  4. Offensive Weapons Bill 2018: overarching documents
  5. Prime Minister’s Summit on Serious Youth Violence
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Anti-knife crime community fund: successful bids for 2019 to 2020
  2. Early Intervention Youth Fund: successful bids
  3. Anti-knife crime community fund: successful bids for 2018 to 2019
  4. Firearms seized at all UK ports from 2012 to 2013
  5. The number of firearm discharges within the United Kingdom
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