Schools have warned parents over a surge in ‘Fortnite’ pens with hidden knifes.  I hear Fortnite and think of a child friendly game, I hear ‘pen with a knife’ so I feel it is not as dangerous as a pen knife. After researching these bladed articles, I could not have been more wrong. The outer casing is made from carbon fibre to allow them to be light but strong. The concealed stainless steal drop pointed serrated blade reaches a length of 2.25″, making it effective for stabbing and cutting through objects. These concealed knives are dangerous and have the potential of […]

Due to my involvement with knife crime I get sent anything and everything around the issue. Today I received a link to the government’s plans on addressing the issue: the “knife crime prevention orders”. From what I can gather the orders are issued to young people over 12 years old, who are believed to be carrying a bladed article or those with previous knife convictions. These young people could be faced with geographical restrictions, curfews and limited use of social media. The first thing I noticed is that the police don’t need hard evidence that the young people actively carry […]