Don’t Be In The Dark: Know The Facts
In part one we looked at Mark’s Story and how a split second decision has devastating consequences for him and the victim, their friends and their families. In part two, stories from the perspective of a paramedic and an embalmer.
This month we're sharing the facts around our Don't Be In The Dark series, where young people can learn the facts about knife crime in black and white.
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Carrying a knife for your own protection? Just being in possession of a knife could mean up to 5 years in prison. Get clued up with these facts on knife crime.
Have you ever considered the consequences of carrying a knife? Don't be in the dark...check out these sharp facts.
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We are also working with Young Scot to help us reach as many young people as we can across Scotland, including through Snapchat. Every month, Young Scot will activate their own Snapchat Story around the current theme. Feel free to create your own, or promote Young Scot's Snapchat activity to your own audience.
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Work With Young People
Alongside content for young people, every month we are sharing resources for practitioners who may want to build a youth work programme around the content of the campaign.
In month one we shared the NKBL film Marks Story: One Knife, Many Victims. The film illustrates how it easy it is to make that potentially devastating, split second decision to pick up a knife.
This month we're sharing our short film series - Don't Be In The Dark - that can be used to develop a follow on session when working with young people to discuss the facts about knife crime and the consequences.
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