Facts and stats about knife crime

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Facts and stats about knife crime

  1. 1. Research Into Your Topic
  2. 2. Statistics About Knife Crime • Figures show that there were1,445 fewer offences in 2011/2012 compared to the same period in 2008/2009. • They show that around 400 people a month are being injured in attacks and many of them are serious, and others were threatened. • In the first four months of the year 2013, 11 people were murdered in knife attacks, and six teenagers have been stabbed to death so far this year. • The figures for February show there was a total of 818 victims, in March there were 993, and in April there were 892 victims. The number injured in attacks reached a peak of 420 in April, the equivalent of 14 people a day. • In total for the first four months, 284 were seriously injured with knives, 413 suffered “moderate” injuries and 870 minor injuries.
  3. 3. What Teenagers Think
  4. 4. Sources • https://www.west-midlands.police.uk/crime-reduction/violence/knifecrime/ • http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/1000-knife-crime-victims-inlondon-each-month-shocking-new-figures-show-8681511.html • http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13455932

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