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"There is no protection on the streets, none."

August 2019

This report covers five major themes which were particularly prominent during the discussion. These are:

  1. Reasons for carrying knives
  2. Root causes and prevention
  3. Social media
  4. Policing, drugs and county lines
  5. Sentencing and prisons

This report explains the thoughts and ideas of the young people on each of these issues and provides some illustrated quotes which highlight the views that were expressed.

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