Knife Crime Interventions: ‘What Works?’

Published: 2014

Foster, R. (2013), 'Knife Crime Interventions: ‘What Works?’, SCCJR Report No. 02/2014.


In recent years, there has been growing concern over knife carrying and associated knife crime, in Scotland and elsewhere. Despite this increased concern, there is a lack of robust, shared knowledge on ‘what works’ in reducing knife carrying and knife crime. In light of this information dearth, a report was commissioned by the Scottish Government from the SCCJR.