Report the use of knives and weapons
Knives and guns are offensive weapons and it is illegal to carry, sell, hire or make them available to another person.
If you know someone who frequently carries an offensive weapon, such as a knife, report them:
- using our suspected crime form
- by calling 101
- in person at a police station
- anonymously to Crimestoppers
Call 999 immediately if there is an ongoing incident involving a weapon.
Surrender a knife or offensive weapon
Under the Offensive Weapons Act, it is unlawful to possess certain offensive weapons. This includes, but is not limited to, rapid firing rifles and specific types of knives such as flick knives and zombie knifes.
Surrender a firearm
If you wish to surrender a firearm please make an appointment at one of these police sites:
Surrender a knife
Unwanted knives can be disposed of safely in a surrender bin which are permanently located outside the following police sites: