S1 EP 3 - UK Knife Crime Epidemic

Season 1, Episode 3,  May 12, 2020, 12:21 PM

Cherise looks at the knife crime reforms currently taking place in the UK.


Will Savid Javid’s knife crime reforms hurt or hinder the younger generation ? In 2019 their were 43,516 knife crime offences in the UK.To solve this epidemic the government wants to enforce longer prison sentences on young offenders.Cherise explores if the government should be taking a more holistic approach, focusing on improving deprived communities, creating more opportunities for young people and implementing more prison rehabilitation programmes.