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Young People

#LifeorKnife the choice is yours is for young people, parents and teachers. Explore the consequences of choosing life or knife if you are a young person.

Watch videos of the parents of Walsall’s James Brindley talk about the impact of losing their son.

Watch murderer Sadam Essakhil talk from prison about having to live with stabbing and killing someone.

Watch ex-gang member Omar Sharif talk about how he chose to stop carrying a knife.

Explore the consequences of carrying a knife, what joint enterprise is and where you can report, or get support or help from. You can report anonymously through Fearless or CrimeStoppers.