ANONYMOUS YOUNG PEOPLE'S SURVEY: Perceptions of knife crime

Closes 28 Jun 2019

Opened 3 Jun 2019


Over 2,500 East Sussex young people voted knife crime as their top concern in the Make Your Mark ballot in 2018.  

Knife crime is described as a criminal offence committed using a knife as a weapon.

This includes carrying a knife in public for no good reason and looking after, hiding or transporting a dangerous weapon on behalf of someone else.

Our job, as your Youth Cabinet is to campaign on this issue.  We want to understand what young people’s concerns are about knife crime.   That’s why we really need your help!

By completing our survey your voice will help shape the work of local authorities and Sussex Police, as well as, inform a film we are developing to address perceptions and support prevention work.

There are 14 questions, plus 8 ‘About You’ questions.  It should take 5 to 10 minutes to complete, depending on how you answer.

There is no back button in the survey and most questions have to be answered to move through the survey.  If you want to give an ‘other’ answer, you must tick the ‘other’ box and then write your answer in the box.

Remember to click 'Submit response' at the end of this survey to ensure your views are submitted.

The survey is anonymous, so please answer carefully and truthfully.

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East Sussex Youth Cabinet

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