Positive reaction to Police knife initiative in Southend
T/Insp Ian Hughes said it was "Great to see so many dangerous bladed items being handed in voluntarily".
T/Insp Ian Hughes tweeted two pictures of the significant knife collection that he's kindly let us use for this article.
Caught up with the @OCowardsC team emptying the bin outside @SouthendPolice Station today.— T/Insp Ian Hughes (@T_InspHughes) June 19, 2018
Great to see so many dangerous bladed items being handed in voluntarily.
The challenging piece of work is educating people to not carry/posses them in the first place.#KnivesChangeLives pic.twitter.com/cCOS03ahku
Picture credit: T/Insp Ian Hughes ( @T_InspHughes )