Knowing the facts


Our blog allows those working with NKBL and young people to contribute their views, policy ideas and constructive criticism on a regular basis.

FRANK’s Story

Eileen’s story

Having the conversation

Knife crime & your child

Injuries, fatalities, criminal convictions, feeling threatened – the effects of knife crime are a huge source of worry for parents.

Here’s the good news: there’s plenty you can do to help keep your child safe.

This section gives practical advice on knife crime and knife crime prevention.

Parents’ stories

Read how parents across Scotland cope with knife crime and its effects.





If you’re worried and would like to talk to someone contact:


Speak to or email someone about any worry, any time.

08000 28 22 23


Give information on crime anonymously and safely.

0800 555 111

Getting support

You don’t have to deal with this alone. Read how to find help and support here.