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Knife crime and gun crime

Campaigns and videos

Drop the Weapons

Know when to say no. Picking up a gun or a knife always makes a situation worse never better. These videos from the Metropolitan Police aim to show you how real people can turn away from violent crime. If you've got ideas on how to help people to drop the weapons, then we would like to hear from you.

  • Carry a knife and the consequences will follow

    Watch the video on the Drop the Weapons website.

    What are the consequences of carrying a knife?
  • Leon's Story

    Leon's reputation as a fighter soon got him and his friends labelled as a gang. But after being stabbed and then seeing three of his friends go to prison, he realised his life had to change.
    Watch the video on the Drop the Weapons website.

    Leon's Story