Changes to legislation, brought about by the Offensive Weapons Act 2019, mean that from today (Wednesday 14th July) all weapons banned in public by the
Welcome to Lancashire’s violence reduction unit. We are a team of specialists from health, education, police, youth offending, probation, local government and social care who are working together to share best practices and connect services to tackle violent crime and its underlying causes.
We work across the public sector and with charities and community groups to better understand and support individuals and communities throughout Lancashire.
Find out about how we’re helping to make Lancashire a safer place to live and work.
We support and enable projects that make a real difference to people’s lives.
Download our strategy, Little Book of ACEs and other resources.
Find out the latest on how Lancashire Violence Reduction Network is delivering for our county.
Want to find out more or have an idea? Start a conversation with our team.
Our team have pulled together a wealth of resources to inform and support partners during the pandemic.
The DIVERT police custody intervention programme helps young people involved in violence to make positive changes and build a life away from crime.