Knife Crime Awareness Week 11-17 March
Friday, March 8th, 2019
Thames Valley Police, along with other forces, will be taking part in a variety of activities between Monday 11th March and Sunday 17th March, designed to challenge and reduce the threat of knife crime.
- Working with professional partners including local schools, colleges and Trading Standards;
- Knife surrender bin at Amersham Police Station;
- Information and advice being posted on social media; look out for #OpSceptre hashtag
- Enforcement patrols
Any type of knife or bladed article can be safely deposited in the red surrender bin at Amersham police station (behind Chiltern District Council offices). This is the ideal time to dispose of these items that you are not sure what to do with.
If you are worried about knife crime in your area or if you want to speak to anyone about a specific concern then please do get in touch, please call 101 or alternatively please ring CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111
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