The announcement comes following a string of tragic deaths of school-aged children in London from the growing menace of knife-crime, a major problem that schools and educational establishments face, not just in the UK, but in many countries around the world. In London alone 16 teenage victims have tragically lost their lives to knife crime.
Westminster are not only supporting selected schools with free detection devices but are also offering training in the correct use of such equipment in line with aviation standards, together with the provision of other support solutions such as narcotics swab tests, which will mainly target vape pens.
Lorraine Hellend, Head of Sales, said:
"We are proud to be in a position where we can provide a proactive solutions for dealing with youth crime statistics in tandem with the Mayor’s new initiative in the capital.
By providing education and resources within school settings, we hope to help achieve a significant improvement in these harrowing crime figures".
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