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Together we can end knife crime in Greater Manchester

#SpeakingOutCouldSaveALife

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If you are concerned about a young person – your son, daughter, nephew, niece, friend, or someone you know, speaking out about your concerns could save their life, or someone else’s.

Speaking out can feel daunting, but help and support is available.

If you are concerned about a young person – your son, daughter, nephew, niece, friend, or someone you know, speaking out about your concerns could save their life, or someone else’s.

Speaking out can feel daunting, but help and support is available.

Together we can end knife crime in Greater Manchester

#SpeakingOutCouldSaveALife

If you are concerned about a young person – your son, daughter, nephew, niece, friend, or someone you know, speaking out about your concerns could save their life, or someone else’s.

Speaking out can feel daunting, but help and support is available.

Knife crime impacts individuals, families and communities.
Hear their stories.

Concerned about a young person?

Concerned about a young person?

We want anyone that is concerned about a young person to speak out – it could prevent a young person from losing their life to knife crime.

There are various ways of reporting concerns or finding support.

In an emergency

Always dial 999 if you are in danger, or need any immediate help.

Call 999 if:

  • a serious offence is in progress or has just been committed
  • someone is in immediate danger or harm
  • property is in danger of being damaged
  • a serious disruption to the public is likely

To report concerns

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GMP live chat – for non-emergency concerns you can use GMP’s live chat service.

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Call 101 – for non-emergency concerns you can call 101.

To report concerns anonymously

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Crimestoppers are an independent charity that give people the power to speak up and stop crime, 100% anonymously. You will not be asked your name. You can contact Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111, or completing the simple anonymous online form – Give information | Crimestoppers (crimestoppers-uk.org)

Fearless (part of Crimestoppers) provides a safe place for young people to give information about crime 100% anonymously by completing an online form – Give info – Fearless

Fearless guarantee that if you choose to contact them anonymously:

  • You can give information about crime without giving your name or any personal details.
  • You will not be asked for your gender or age.
  • They will not record any personal details you might mention.
  • They physically cannot trace your email or IP address as our system is designed to protect your identity.

To receive support

The Greater Manchester Navigator project supports young people aged 10-25, that have been victims of violent crime or may be considered at risk of being so. Navigators work with a wide range of partners, such as mental health teams, schools, and community projects to create wraparound support and help young people build resilience and achieve their goals.

Referrals can be made through a youth worker, parent, teacher or friend, young people can refer themselves too – GM Navigators Referral Form (office.com)

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The I am greater campaign encourages young people to take positive action to prevent violence from escalating and demonstrates why young people are greater than violence – Home – I Am Greater

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When you visit our website, you may want to ensure that cookies/history for your browsing activity on your phone, tablet, laptop or PC are not stored. If so, you can choose to use private browsing. Click or tap on the links below for details of how to access private browsing, whichever browser you use.

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