Recent events including the October 7th stabbing death of 14-year-old Devan Bracci-Selvey outside of Winston Churchill High School in Hamilton and a tragic death arising from a knife attack at a Hallowe’en party in Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood, have heightened an already growing concern about knife violence.
We are writing a series of blogs about knife violence. By way of introduction, this blog will explore some basic facts about knives (and other sharp objects) and knife violence.
10 basic facts.
Knife assaults are extremely dangerous. Most self-defense experts I have talked with would rather confront a gun-toting assailant than one with a knife. In future blogs, we will take a closer look at knife attacks and outline some of the things you can do to protect yourself.
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